cream cheese spritz cookies

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a recipe by
Marisol Matadamas
Brantford, ON

Source: Pretty Girl Food

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serves about 4 1/2 dozen cookies

Ingredients For cream cheese spritz cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 md
    egg yolk
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c

How To Make cream cheese spritz cookies

  • 1
    In a medium mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in the cream cheese.
  • 2
    Beat in the egg yolk and vanilla extract until well-incorporated.
  • 3
    Beat in the flour. If you want to color the dough, add a few drops of food coloring to it and knead until the color is uniform.
  • 4
    Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill at least 4 hours.
  • 5
    before ready to bake, let the dough sit at room temperature just until soft enough to mold (or knead it with your hands). Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • 6
    On an ungreased surface, press out the dough into shapes. Transfer to baking sheets lined with parchment paper, and then add decorations.
  • 7
    Bake 10-12 minutes or until the edges are stiff and the cookies are lightly browned on the bottom.

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