For a more fun presentation, these cream cheese cookies are shaped like triangles. You can also shape them in the standard round log if desired. The tartness of dried berries nicely offsets the rich cream cheese dough in this cookies.
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 3 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature, cut in chunks
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup dried cherries, chopped
- 1/2 cup dried blueberries
- 1 teaspoon almond extract