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Nov 29

Nutter Butter Cheesecake Cookies & Giveaway

Do you ever get so many ideas for baking in your head that you just need to sloooooooow it down a little? That’s been me this week. I have a bunch of stuff baked up and ready to share over the next few weeks, thanks to Thanksgiving and some potlucks at school. But now that turkey day is over and the Christmas decorating has begun, all I can think about are cookies. And candy. And bark. And fudge. And how much I want to bakeeverythingrightnow.

I think I have enough stuff in my head to last me well past Christmas, unless I post 14 times a week.

However, I do not think I have enough space in my jeans for all this baking. I guess I’ll just have to take one for the team, right?

{Or, shove it all off on my friends. Hi friends! You don’t mind getting fat with me, right?}

I have been thinking about these cookies forever. Way back at the beginning of blogging, I made these Oreo Cheesecake Cookies. I never posted them, because even my untrained eye knew how horrible the photo was. I’ve known for quite some time I was going to make them again, with a few changes, and that I was going to add Nutter Butters to them.

You wouldn’t think anything else of me, would you? I mean. Nutter Butters. Like, they are my most baked with cookie.

And, to make good cookies, you need good cookie sheets. My collection includes regular, run-of-the-mill cookie sheets. They work, but they are also dark brown, stained, and they do that horrible bang! thing in the oven. You know that sound right? The one that makes you think something exploded?

Which is why I was super excited to try this Heirloom Cookie Sheet. Isn’t it gorgeous? I think it’s the best piece of bakeware I own. It’s stunningly stainless and it baked up these cookies fabulously. The cookie sheet is virtually non-stick – and it showed with these cookies. They practically slid right off without a spatula. (I’ll tell you the whole truth – I baked some on a regular cookie sheet to compare and really. There is no comparison!)

Look at that gorgeous bottom! The cookies look the exact same all the way around. When does that ever happen??

The Heirloom Cookie Sheet is large (15in x 12in), perfect for all your holiday baking. It has even heat distribution and is even dishwasher safe. And did I say it’s beautiful? I’m almost afraid to use it (I tend to ruin anything beautiful and stainless) but I’m not worried. They even gave instructions on how to clean it: using Bar Keepers Friend. Now I know the secret to keeping it pretty!

Another awesome thing about the cookie sheet? It’s made in the USA by a woman-run company and the story behind the invention of the cookie sheet is so sweet. (It reminded me of something my dad would do for my mom.) You can read all about Heirloom here.

I have a gazillion cookie sheets, but I know I could use a few more. I can honestly say that, at some point, I hope to trade out all my old ones with new Heirloom ones. I loved it that much!

You know you want one of these Heirloom Cookie Sheets, right? Well, you’re in luck! Two lucky Crazy for Crust readers will each win one of their own! Scroll down to enter.

And these cookies weren’t bad either. Soft and sweet, chocolatey and Nutter Buttery. They’re perfect! I had to freeze them immediately for Christmas, otherwise I would really have needed to add new clothes to my list.

{And yes mom. They’ll still be in the freezer for you on Christmas Eve! ;)}

Nutter Butter Cheesecake Cookies

Adapted from Multiply Delicious.


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 4 ounces (1/2 block) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 10 Nutter Butter cookie crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream cream cheese and butter until fluffy, about 1 minute. Beat in sugar until combined. Beat in vanilla, egg, and baking powder. Slowly add flour until mixture comes together. Stir in mini chocolate chips. Chill dough for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Place Nutter Butter crumbs in a medium bowl (I crushed them in my food processor). Scoop balls of cookie dough (I did 2 tablespoon balls) and roll them in the crushed cookies. Place on cookie sheet. Bake for 12-13 minutes, until they begin to crack. Cool completely.
  4. Place melted chocolate chips in a baggy with the tip cut off. Pipe onto cookies as desired.


Makes about 19 cookies using the 2 tablespoon scoop.

Now…for the giveaway! You know you want one of these Heirloom Cookie Sheets! Contest open to U.S. residents only and runs through Tuesday, December 4th. Enter via the rafflecopter form, please note it sometimes takes a minute to load. Good luck!

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You can find Heirloom Cookie Sheets on their website or on Facebook. Heirloom supplied me with a cookie sheet to test and sponsored this post. All opinions are 100% my own. Please see my disclosure page for more information.

Find more Cookie Inspiration on my Pinterest board!

Here are some other cookie recipes I heart:

Funfetti Cookies by A Feast the Eyes

Cheesecake Cookies by Created by Diane

Biscoff Cheesecake Pudding Cookies by Something Swanky

This post may be linked to: Chef in TrainingTrick or Treat TuesdayLil’ LunaSweet Treats SaturdayChic-and-CraftyI’m Lovin’ it FridaysStrut your Stuff SaturdayWeekend Wrap Up PartySundae Scoop Link Partyand all of these too!

110 Responses to “Nutter Butter Cheesecake Cookies & Giveaway”

  1. Tracy | Screaming Sardine posted on November 30, 2012 at 1:53 pm (#)

    Whoo hoo! I’d love to win one of these fab cookie sheets!


  2. Tracy | Screaming Sardine posted on November 30, 2012 at 1:55 pm (#)

    I love to bake just good ol’ fashioned sugar cookies for Christmas. :)


  3. Melissa posted on November 30, 2012 at 2:01 pm (#)

    First let me say, I am so glad it’s not just my cheap- purchased after hurricane Katrina because I wanted to make chocolate chip cookies while we waited for the ok to come home- pan. It scares the poop out of me every time it pops in the oven, and then as it cools on the counter!

    I love cheesecake cookies and will be making some soon. Not with nutter utter though, I can’t eat pnb :(


  4. Carissa posted on November 30, 2012 at 2:30 pm (#)

    Cheesecake and Nutter Butters (or Peanut butter) are the two best things…. can’t wait to put them together and try these cookies! Thanks for sharing!


  5. Erin R. posted on November 30, 2012 at 2:34 pm (#)

    I have a spice cookie recipe I love so much I even made some back in August to take hiking. Completely wrong season, but so good.


  6. Leslie posted on November 30, 2012 at 3:30 pm (#)

    My favorite holiday cookies to make are peanut blossoms. My family calls them “kings hats,” because they look like the headwear on the king in our manger set.


  7. Angela Sampson posted on November 30, 2012 at 4:33 pm (#)

    I own one of these awesome cookie sheets! Like you, I am ready to replace all my old cookie sheets with these beauties! LOVE them!


  8. Andrea D. posted on November 30, 2012 at 4:46 pm (#)

    I like making peanut butter cup cookies.


  9. Kim S. posted on November 30, 2012 at 5:25 pm (#)

    Oatmeal raisin or oatmeal chocolate chip for the picky people :)


  10. barbara n posted on November 30, 2012 at 5:41 pm (#)

    I love to make cut out sugar cookies which my children decorate


  11. Mike Anderson posted on November 30, 2012 at 6:04 pm (#)

    I love to make peanut butter blossoms.


  12. mary fanara coleman posted on November 30, 2012 at 6:23 pm (#)

    My Hungarian butterhorns and sugar cookies.


  13. Yashica posted on November 30, 2012 at 6:43 pm (#)

    old fashion chocolate chips


  14. Kristin posted on November 30, 2012 at 7:00 pm (#)

    I’m a fudge-maker when it comes to the holidays. Mmmmm…
    Nutter Butters are crazy-addictive. They are seriously underrated in the dessert world.


  15. Danielle Goewert posted on November 30, 2012 at 7:36 pm (#)

    My Quad chocolate Chip cookies or Gooey Butter Cookies:) I love these cookies sheets. I really need new ones so this would make me really happy and help out on Teacher gifts:) I have a lot of cookies to make


  16. Ashton @ Something Swanky posted on November 30, 2012 at 7:45 pm (#)

    This looks incredible!!! And I love the photos– so pretty!

    Oh, and this looks incredible. Dying.


  17. pauline posted on November 30, 2012 at 8:20 pm (#)

    Potato Chip Cookies (shortbread with special Atebara chip from Maui) and Mochi Crunch cookies (shortbread with arare). Looking to INVEST in good cookie sheets.


  18. D Schmidt posted on November 30, 2012 at 10:09 pm (#)

    I love to make Snickerdoodles


  19. Debbie Bray posted on November 30, 2012 at 11:55 pm (#)

    Peanut butter chocolate chip


  20. Nancy posted on December 1, 2012 at 3:50 am (#)

    My cookie sheets are ugly too! Brown and never bake a cookie right anymore! My kids used to love my cookies and now they come out awful, so I don’t try anymore. I would love to have this cookie sheet and surprise them with cookies (that look and taste good) for Christmas! Our favorite cookie is chocolate chip (my personal fav is oatmeal raisin)> Thank you so much!!


  21. Diane posted on December 1, 2012 at 6:57 am (#)

    Peanut Butter triple chip cookies!
    And so many more :)


  22. Marcai posted on December 1, 2012 at 11:42 am (#)

    I would love to make raspberry ribbons cookies on a nice new cookie sheet!


  23. Nicole posted on December 1, 2012 at 3:09 pm (#)

    I would love to make MONSTER COOKIES!!


  24. Cindy Brickley posted on December 1, 2012 at 3:22 pm (#)

    My all time favorite is Snickerdoodles with Butter Cream icing


  25. Becky posted on December 1, 2012 at 4:17 pm (#)

    These cookies look amazing and I’d love to try out the cookie sheet!


  26. terry g posted on December 1, 2012 at 6:43 pm (#)

    chocolate peanut butter chip!


  27. Jessie posted on December 1, 2012 at 7:09 pm (#)

    Chocolate chip cookies w/ holiday M&M’s.


  28. Tracy Love posted on December 1, 2012 at 10:18 pm (#)

    I love to bake cookies and these look amazing. Would love a new cookie sheet to do all my holiday baking on.


  29. Laura Bristow posted on December 2, 2012 at 4:18 am (#)

    Symphony bar brownies!


  30. Loretta | A Finn In The Kitchen posted on December 2, 2012 at 6:49 am (#)

    My favorite cookie for the holidays are sugar cookies because the decorating is an essential experience!


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  32. Lisa posted on December 2, 2012 at 10:40 am (#)

    Peanut butter blossoms


  33. Kathy Chips posted on December 2, 2012 at 12:54 pm (#)

    My favorite Christmas cookies are Spritz and Cutout Sugar Cookies! And I know what you mean about the “BANG”ing cookie sheets, mine do that EVERY time I bake with them!


    • crazyforcrust replied on December 2nd, 2012 at 7:45 pm

      Totally!!!! It’s loud, huh?!


  34. Katy posted on December 2, 2012 at 2:38 pm (#)

    I love making my moms peanut butter blossoms… yummy!!!


  35. Chandra@The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen posted on December 2, 2012 at 4:27 pm (#)

    I am a cookie freak also! Baking and Eating are my two most favorite things to do! I have these Heirloom Cookie Sheets on my Christmas List for Steve to get me!


    • crazyforcrust replied on December 2nd, 2012 at 7:45 pm

      Maybe you’ll win one and he’ll get you one and you’ll have two!! :)


  36. Lara posted on December 3, 2012 at 4:29 am (#)

    I’m making these today!!! Thank you!!


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  38. KaySue posted on December 3, 2012 at 8:36 am (#)

    My favorite holiday cookies to make are thumbprints.


  39. Mandy's Recipe Box posted on December 3, 2012 at 10:55 am (#)

    I love my Crescent cookies. Thanks for the giveaway!


  40. Cassie posted on December 3, 2012 at 2:40 pm (#)

    gingerbread cookies!


  41. Shannon Roche posted on December 3, 2012 at 3:05 pm (#)

    I am a sucker for gingerbread cookies. They will always be my favorite!


  42. Linda posted on December 3, 2012 at 3:08 pm (#)

    these cookies look so good!!


  43. Heidi Nelson posted on December 4, 2012 at 5:22 pm (#)

    I love Nutter Butters. I followed this recipe from Pinterest. I putting this one on my “to make” list. And like you, all of my cookies sheets look like crap. And I know what you mean about that “bang” sound!


    • crazyforcrust replied on December 5th, 2012 at 1:35 pm

      Thank you for visiting!! :) And welcome!


  44. Mackenzie @ Cheerios and Lattes posted on July 18, 2013 at 11:40 am (#)

    Oh… I need some new cookie sheets! What a fun giveaway and who doesn’t love Nutter Butter cookies!


  45. Kristen Duke posted on July 20, 2013 at 5:44 pm (#)

    How can you go wrong with Nutter Butters?? I will definitely be trying these out soon!


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