Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Enjoy these rolled sugar cookies flavored with cream cheese – a delicious dessert!

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 1 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 72

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
  • 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
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    45mg
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    6g
    6%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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