Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies Recipe

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sandi orcutt


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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Makes 6 dozen depending on size of stamp or cutter
10 Min


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


1Combine 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.
2Heat oven to 375. Roll out dough to 1/8" thickness, cut with lightly floured cutter or stamp. Lay 1" apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
3Bake at 375 for 6-10 min. or light golden brown.
4Immediately remove from cookie sheets to wire racks.
5If desired, frost and decorate when cool.

About Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies