Gingerbread Cheesecake Roll Ups


Gingerbread Cheesecake Roll Ups
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Christmas is fast approaching! And nothing says Christmas like gingerbread! Enjoy one of Christmas’ favorite flavors in these Gingerbread Cheesecake Roll Ups.  They are easy to make and assemble yet look fancy on the serving platter. 

Gingerbread Cheesecake Roll Ups

The gingerbread cookie portion is made with a pizzelle baker. I received one of these when I was first married over 30 years ago and it is still going strong. Mine is a Rival 3 in 1 that makes Belgian waffles as well as grilled sandwiches. Unfortunately I don’t think they make the combo version anymore though.

To add the filling you can use a pastry bag or an electric cookie press. I inherited my electric cookie press from my mom. She owned one but was never much of a baker. So when I got married she gave it to me. After she passed away, I found this cookie press at her house so it now belongs to me as well. I mostly use my cookie press for making spritz cookies at Christmas and for filling things like deviled eggs and desserts. 

The filling for these was adapted from this recipe from Cooking On The Front Burners

Gingerbread Cheesecake Roll Ups

Gingerbread Cheesecake Roll Ups

Recipe:

Gingerbread Cheesecake Roll Ups
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
40 min
For the filling
  1. 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  2. 4 ounces whipped cream or Cool Whip
  3. 2 tablespoons molasses
  4. 3/4 teaspoon gingerbread spice
  5. 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
For the cookies
  1. 3 eggs, beaten
  2. 3/4 cup sugar
  3. 1/4 cup butter, melted
  4. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  5. 1 cup flour
  6. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  7. 1 teaspoon gingerbread spice
  8. powdered sugar
For the filling
  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl and beat well with an electric mixer until well combined.
  2. Place bowl in refrigerator until cookies are ready to be filled.
For the cookies
  1. Preheat the pizzelle baker.
  2. In a medium size bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, melted butter and vanilla. Add in the flour, baking powder and gingerbread spice and mix well. Batter will be thick but should flow from a spoon.
  3. Add 1-2 tablespoons of batter to each section of the preheated baker. Close lid and cook according to the directions of your baker or until steaming stops (approximately 1 minute). They should be a light brown color.
  4. Remove with fork and roll into a cylinder shape while still warm. Dust with powdered sugar.
Assembling
  1. Remove cheesecake filling from refrigerator. Put the filling in a pastry bag or cookie press then fill each cookie as desired.
Notes
  1. Filling and cookies can be made a day ahead of time. However it is best to fill the cookies right before serving so they are still crispy.
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25 comments on “Gingerbread Cheesecake Roll Ups

  1. I love the sound of this one – delicious! πŸ˜€ Thanks for sharing!

  2. These are so different and so tempting. Now I have an excuse to buy a Pizzelle maker!
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  3. These kind of remind me of a cannoli. Of course, spruced up a bit.
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  4. These look really good! Thanks for sharing!

  5. This is very interesting, I’ve never heard of anything like this. But it sounds delicious! I love sweet treats, so this sounds amazing!

  6. Doggone Dr. Atkins for not allowing me to have delectable delights like this! Alas, I have to make do with getting an eye-full! They looks positively decadent! Thanks so much for sharing! … and Happy Pink Saturday!
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  7. Ok, have never heard of a pizzelle. Got sidetracked following your Amazon link to check out all of the various pizzelle makers. Wow! I have been missing out!!

    These gingerbread-cheesecake roll ups look delicious. And fancy enough to serve company. Thanks for introducing me to something new.
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  8. These look and sound amazing! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party!
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  9. These sound yummy! Pinned.
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  10. This sounds so incredible, my mouth is watering! I’ll definitely be trying these out this year!

  11. Oh my goodness, I want these right now. πŸ˜‰ Thanks so much for joining the To Grandma’s House We Go link party!

  12. This looks so yummy! And, perfect to serve at a Christmas dinner with the family. Thanks so much for sharing at our Party in Your PJs.

  13. Those look tasty–another cookie recipe I will have to try! Thanks for sharing at Party in Your PJs.
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  16. Yum sounds and looks amazing! Thank you for sharing on Merry Monday! Hope to see ya next week!
    Kim
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