Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Homemade sugar cookies are a classic. Everyone needs a good recipe and weve got several to share with you! These cream cheese sugar cookies are super soft and so easy to make. Theyre so delicious topped with a simple powdered sugar frosting.

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 24

Ingredients

  Dough
  • 1 cup soft butter (softened)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  Frosting
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soft butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Milk to desired consistency

Instructions

  1. Blend butter and cream cheese. 
  2. Add sugar, egg and extracts. 
  3. Mix in remaining dry ingredients and blend into the creamed mixture. Chill for 1 hour. 
  4. Roll out dough on floured surface until 1/4 inches thick (a must!) . Cut with desired cookie cutter shape and bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes.
  5. Let cookies cool.
  6. Mix all your frosting ingredients and add some food coloring if desired. Frost cookies when cool. 
Recipe Notes
  1. The key to making a good sugar cookie is to make sure that you cut the cookies thick enough and then don't over cook them!

Notes

Recipe source: tastesoflizzyt
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