Cream Cheese Cut-Out Cookies With Almond Frosting

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Recipe by Jollymae

A great "sugar" coookie! The cream cheese makes them so soft and wonderful! I've substituted vanilla for the almond extract in the frosting when I didn't have any on hand without any problems.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat butter and cream cheese until well combined.
  2. Add sugar, beat until fluffy.
  3. Add egg, vanilla, almond extract; beat well.
  4. In medium bowl mix flour and baking powder (or sift).
  5. Add flour mixture to cream cheese mizture; beat until well combined.
  6. Divide dough in half.
  7. Cover and chill 1 1/2 hours or until dough is easy to handle.
  8. On floured surface roll dough to 1/8" thickness & cut with cookie cutters.
  9. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  10. Bake in 375 degree oven for 8-10 minutes or until slightly browned.
  11. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  12. FROSTING:.
  13. In bowl beat powdered sugar, butter, and almond extract until smooth.
  14. Beat in enough milk until frosting is of piping consistency. For spreadable frosting, add a little more milk.
  15. Stir in a few drops of food coloring, if desired.

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