Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

sandi orcutt

By
@yorkie7449

I got this recipe from my friend Joan several yrs ago. I have made this many times using cookie stamps and adding jam to the centers before cooking. I usually double the recipe and use a full 8 oz pkg of cream cheese and adding more flour as I roll them out to the right consistency.


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Serves:

Makes 6 dozen depending on size of stamp or cutter

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1 c
butter, softened-no margarine
1/2 tsp
vanilla
3 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1
egg yolk
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
all purpose flour
colored sugar or decorating icing, if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine all ingredients except flour. Beat until light and fluffy. Add flour, mixing well. Shape into 3 disks. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
2
Heat oven to 375. Roll out dough to 1/8" thickness, cut with lightly floured cutter or stamp. Lay 1" apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
3
Bake at 375 for 6-10 min. or light golden brown.
4
Immediately remove from cookie sheets to wire racks.
5
If desired, frost and decorate when cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies