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Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

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  27 reviews
  • 45 min prep time
  • 1 hr 45 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 72 servings
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Enjoy these rolled sugar cookies flavored with cream cheese – a delicious dessert!

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1
cup butter, softened
1
pkg (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg yolk
2
cups all-purpose flour
Colored sugar or decorator icing, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, combine all ingredients except flour and colored sugar; beat until light and fluffy.
  • 2 Add flour; mix well. Shape dough into 3 disks. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. On floured surface, roll out 1 disk of dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. (Keep remaining dough refrigerated.) Cut with lightly floured 2 1/2-inch round or desired shape cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Decorate with colored sugar.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 6 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. If desired, frost and decorate plain cookies.
  • 1 In large bowl, combine all ingredients except flour and colored sugar; beat until light and fluffy.
  • 2 Add flour; mix well. Shape dough into 3 disks. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. On floured surface, roll out 1 disk of dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. (Keep remaining dough refrigerated.) Cut with lightly floured 2 1/2-inch round or desired shape cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Decorate with colored sugar.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 6 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. If desired, frost and decorate plain cookies.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Undecorated Cookie
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
45mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
3%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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