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Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Yields1 Serving

A black bowl filled with star-shaped cutout Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies, with a glass of milk at Christmastime.

 1 cup White sugar
 1 cup Butter, softened
 1 3 oz. package cream cheese, softened
 ½ tsp Salt
 ½ tsp Almond extract
 ½ tsp Vanilla extract
 1 Egg yolk
 2 ¼ cups Flour
1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2

In a large bowl combine the sugar, butter, cream cheese, salt, almond, vanilla extracts and egg yolk. Beat until smooth.

3

Stir in flour, until well blended. Chill dough for 8 hours or overnight.

4

On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough 1/3 at a time to 1/5 inch thickness. Refrigerate remaining dough until ready to use.

5

Cut into desired shapes with lightly floured cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Leave cookies plan for frosting or brush with slightly beaten egg white and sprinkle with candy sprinkles or colored sugar.

6

Bake for 7 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven or until light golden brown. Cool cookies completely before frosting.

7

It is very important to chill the dough, as it is too sticky to roll unless well chilled. Prep time approx. 15 minutes. Cook time approx. 10 minutes.