Philly and Butter Roll Out Cookies

Susi Williams


My friend of 40 years shared this with me just this past holiday season. I decorated for Valentine's Day - packed in a memory box selected especially for my 2 DIL's to use after the cookies are gone!


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5 dozen (medium size cookies)
1 Hr 20 Min
10 Min


  • 1 lb
    butter, softened
  • 8 oz
    philadelphia cream cheese, softened
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 4 1/2 c
    all purpose flour

How to Make Philly and Butter Roll Out Cookies


  1. Mix together softened butter and cream cheese.
  2. Add in sugar, egg yolks and vanilla.
  3. Stir in sifted flour.
  4. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight is fine too.
  5. Roll out on floured surface and floured rolling pin. (I used quite a bit of flour in this process.)Roll out to desired thickness.
  6. Bake in pre-heated 350 degree oven 10-12 minutes. You do not want them to turn brown on the edges.

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About Philly and Butter Roll Out Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #cut-out cookies

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