Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

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Cindi Bauer

By
@DomesticGoddess

My family loves these cookies! They surely are "the best" sugar cookie you will ever have. They are also great to make for that very special someone for Valentine's Day, Chritsmas, or for any occasion. I found this recipe in one of those Pillsbury booklet/baking magazine's from back in the 80's.

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Serves:
Yields: About 5-1/2 dozen cookies.
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 (3 oz.)
    pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 2-1/4 c
    all-purpose, or self rising flour

How to Make Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients; blend well.
  2. Stir in the flour.
  3. Chill dough 2 to 3 hours in the refrigerator.
  4. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough, a third at a time (an 1/8 to 1/4-inch thickness).
  6. Cut into desired shapes, with lightly floured cookie cutters.
  7. Place 1-inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  8. Sprinkle with sugar, if desired.
  9. Bake 7 to 10 minutes, or until lightly golden brown around the edges.
  10. Cool, frost, and decorate cookies.
  11. Note: This recipe will also make 66 (3-inch) Valentine Cookies.

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