Friday, December 10, 2010

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

My daughter made these last christmas, and they were so good, she is going to make some this weekend, My hubby aka cookie monster loves them.

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Prep Time:
1 Hour Start to Finish: 1 Hour
6 dozen cookies
1 cup sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
. teaspoon salt
. teaspoon almond extract
. teaspoon vanilla
1 egg yolk
2 cups all-purpose flour
Colored sugar or sprinkles, if desired
sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and
fluffy. Beat in flour until well combined.
In large bowl, beat all ingredients except flour and colored
refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
Shape dough into 3 disks. Wrap dough in plastic wrap;
roll out 1 disk of dough at a time to
remaining dough refrigerated). Cut dough with lightly floured
2.-inch round or desired shape cookie cutters; place 1 inch
apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Decorate with colored
sugar or sprinkles.
Heat oven to 375°F. On floured surface with rolling pin,18-inch thickness (keep
remove from cookie sheets.
Bake 6 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately
Nutrition information per serving:
1 Undecorated Cookie:
(Saturated Fat 2g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 40mg; Total Carbohydrate 6g
(Dietary Fiber 0g; Sugars 3g); Protein 1g
Calories 55 (Calories from Fat 25); Total Fat 3gLook

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