Almond Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

5
Paula Todora

By
@ptodora

A combination of my two favorites-almond and cream cheese. These are tender sugar cookies, and the frosting is so yummy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
36
Prep:
1 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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COOKIE

1 1/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
butter-flavored shortening
1 tsp
almond extract
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1
egg
1 Tbsp
milk
3 c
flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt

FROSTING

8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 tsp
almond extract
16 oz
powdered sugar
2-4 Tbsp
milk, as needed
1 dash(es)
food coloring

How to Make Almond Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a medium bowl whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add to creamed mixture in bowl, beating on low until mixed. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill at least 1 hour.
  • 2To make frosting, with an electric mixture, beat cream cheese on high 1 minute. Add extract and powdered sugar, beating on low. Add milk gradually, beating, until thick but easy to spread. Add food coloring and mix. Chill until dough is chilled.
  • 3Heat oven to 350 degrees. Divide dough into thirds and roll out about 1/4 inch thick with a rolling pin, using flour to help keep from sticking. Transfer to ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove to rack to cool. Frost when cooled.

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About Almond Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids




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