Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Debbie Guardino


I used to make these during the holidays and some I would cut out into shapes and let the kids ice them. But for the most part, I would make them as drop cookies and still have the kids ice some..They loved these sugar cookies. I found this recipe in a hometown paper years ago and thought it would be different with the cream cheese in it. It is the best I have had!


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4-5 Dozen Cookies


  • 4 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, one package
  • 1 1/3 c
  • 1
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, salt & nutmeg; set aside
  3. Cream butter and shortening; add cream cheese & sugar, beating til fluffy.
  4. Add egg & vanilla; beat well.
  5. Gradually beat in flour mix.
  6. Divide dough in half. Cover & chill 1-2 hours.
  7. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough 1/8 in. thick. Cut with cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheets,bake for 7-9 minutes.
    Cool on wire rack. Frost and decorate as desired.
  8. *Or scoop in tsp or tblsp (depending on how big you want them)flatten a bit and bake.

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About Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #holiday, #Anytime, #Kids

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