Two Point Raspberry Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies

5/5

My favorite combination of flavors are raspberries with cheesecake.  I’ll choose a raspberry dessert any day of the week. These Two Point Raspberry Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies are inspired by that combo. Just biting into the gooey center of raspberry filling makes me so incredibly happy!

PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 12 minutes

ADDITIONAL TIME 32 minutes

TOTAL TIME 54 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Land O’ Lakes light butter made with canola oil 
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3/4 CUP GRANULATED SUGAR SUBSTITUTE ( I USE LAKANTO CLASSIC)
  • 1 (1 OZ.) BOX SUGAR FREE CHEESECAKE INSTANT PUDDING MIX
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 2 1/4 cup self rising flour  ( I use Gold Medal)
  • 8 Tbsp sugar free raspberry preserves
  •  SPRINKLE TOPS OF COOKIES WITH POWDERED SUGAR SUBSTITUTE ( I USE LAKANTO POWDERED SWEETENER)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, blend together butter, unsweetened applesauce sauce, sugar substitute, and sugar free pudding mix and mix until smooth. 
  3. Add egg and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.
  4. Add in self rising flour and mix until well combined and dough forms.
  5. Place dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  6. In the meantime-line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. 
  7. Flour your hands and form dough into 1-inch balls. Place balls on prepared cookie sheet and flatten the balls slightly on the parchment paper cookie sheet. Flour the back of a tablespoon measuring spoon and press it in the middle of the top of each cookie to create an indention.
  8. Fill the indention with 1/2 tsp of sugar free raspberry preserves. ( you can use any sugar free flavor )
  9. Bake  for 12-14 minutes or until lightly golden. 

Servings: Makes 24 cookies

GREEN: 2 SmartPoints for 1 cookie or 2 cookies for 4 SmartPoints

BLUE: 2 SmartPoints for 1 cookie or 2 cookies for 4 SmartPoints

PURPLE: 2 SmartPoints for 1 cookie or 2 cookies for 4 SmartPoints

NUTRITION INFORMATION:

YIELD: 24
Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 72 TOTAL FAT: 2gSATURATED FAT: 1gSODIUM: 243mgCARBOHYDRATES: 14gFIBER: 1gPROTEIN: 2gThe SmartPoint values and nutritional information is estimated and figured based off the brand of ingredients listed in the recipe using the WW app. The SmartPoint values may vary depending on the brand of ingredients used. To calculate the Smartpoint value on a recipe you will need to enter the ingredients in the WW app manually by creating a recipe using the recipe builder. The WW app does not recognize the zero point ingredients in recipes and will calculate it based only off the nutritional information; which will not be accurate.

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