Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies

Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies Recipe

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Ann Siejka

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@asiejka

My family absolutely loves this recipe. Baking them is becoming a family Christmas tradition.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
90 cookies
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract ( we use lemon or strawberry)
  • 3 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 c
    sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    softened butter
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract (once again we use lemon or strawberry)
  • 4-5 tsp
    milk

How to Make Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. In large mixer bowl combine butter and cream cheese.
  2. Beat until well combined.
  3. Add sugar; beat until fluffy.
  4. Add egg, vanilla and extract; beat well.
  5. In medium bowl stir together flour and baking powder.
  6. Add flour mixture to cream cheese mixture; beat until mixed well.
  7. Divide dough in half. Cover and chill in refrigerator about 1 1/2 hours or until dough is easy to handle.
  8. On lightly floured surface roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut with desired cookie cutters.
  9. Place on un-greased cookie sheets. Bake in 375 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until done.
  10. Remove to wire racks; cool. Pipe or spread frosting on cooled cookies.
  11. For frosting: In small mixer bowl beat 2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons of softened butter and 1/4 teaspoon of extract until smooth. Beat in enough milk (4 to 5 teaspoons) until frosting is of piping consistency. For spreadable frosting, add a little more milk. Garnish as desired

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