CREAM CHEESE SUGAR COOKIE

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Patricia D Page

By
@StoryWriterPP

Recipe by Karin Christian

"A soft, chewy, and flavorful sugar cookie. It is very important to chill the dough, as it is too sticky to roll unless well chilled."

Rating:
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Serves:
Original recipe makes 6 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
white sugar
1 c
butter, softened
3 oz
package cream cheese softened
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1
egg yoke
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, combine the sugar, butter, cream cheese, salt, almond and vanilla extracts, and egg yolk. Beat until smooth. Stir in flour until well blended. Chill the dough for 8 hours, or overnight.
2When dough is properly chilled,
preheat over to 375 degrees
3Bake for 7 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until light and golden brown. Cool cookies completely before frosting.
4On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough 1/3 at a time to 1/8 inch thickness, refrigerating remaining dough until ready to use. Cut into desired shapes with lightly floured cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Leave cookies plain for frosting, or brush with slightly beaten egg white and sprinkle with candy sprinkles or colored sugar.
ALTERNATIVE: (instead of sprinkles)
Frost with green food coloring added to the frosting of your choice.
Make it festive !

About CREAM CHEESE SUGAR COOKIE

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Swedish