Chewy Cheesecake Cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cream butter or margarine and cream cheese; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add flour; beat well. Stir in chopped nuts. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Dip bottom of glass in water and gently press each cookie flat. Bake at 375 F for 12-13 minutes. Cool 2-3 minutes on cookie sheets before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Note: From "Our Lady's Kitchen," a community cookbook published in 1986 by Our Lady of Las Vegas Catholic Church in Las Vegas, NV. Recipe donated by Judy Arnemann.

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