Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 10 mins

From Southern Living.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir together the first 6 ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Beat butter and next 3 ingredients at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy. Add cream cheese, orange zest, and vanilla; beat until well blended. Gradually add flour mixture, beat at low speed until blended.
  3. Divide dough in half, shaping into 2 flattened disks. Cover with plastic wrap and chill 2-24 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place one dough disk on a floured surface. Roll into 1/4 inch thickness; cut with 4-inch star shaped cutter (or your choice of cutter). Place 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Repeat procedure with remaining dough.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or just until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 3 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack, and let cool 30 minutes or until completely cool.
  6. To make the frosting: Beat 1/4 cup butter, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar and 3 tablespoons milk at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Gradually beat in remaining powdered sugar and milk.
  7. Spread cookies with a thin layer of Frosting and top with sprinkles.

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