Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup(s) butter softened
  • 8 ounce(s) cream cheese softened
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 3 1/2 cup(s) flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder

Preparation

  1. Mix butter and cream cheese until creamy. Add sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla, beat well. In a separate bowl, whisk flour and baking powder. Gradually add to the butter mixture. Divide dough in half and chill until easy to handle.

  2. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to about 1/4 inch thick (don't roll too thin). Cut desired shapes. Transfer to a baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes (do not overbake). Cool completely before frosting.

  3. Frosting:
  4. 2 tbsp. butter, softened 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  5. 2 cups powdered sugar 1/4 tsp. almond extract
  6. 2-4 tbsp. milk

  7. Beat butter until creamy. Beat in extracts. Add powdered sugar gradually, adding milk to consistency.
May 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by FoodieTeacher and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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