White Velvet Cutout Cookies

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
2 hrs
10 mins
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  2. Add sugar, egg yolks and vanilla: mix well.
  3. Gradually add flour.
  4. Cover and chill 2 hours or until firm.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness.
  7. Cut into 3-inch shapes.
  8. Place 1 inch apart on greased baking sheets.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until set (not brown at all).
  10. Cool for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to continue cooling.
  11. Frost after completely cool with White Velvet Buttercream Cookie Frosting (see Recipe #48001).
Most Helpful

5 5

I make these every year for Christmas. They are my favorite recipe for cutouts because they stay so soft. They're so good I've replaced my grandma's sugar cookie recipe.

5 5

I made these cookies for christmas this year and they were wonderful.I baked the cookies and froze,then defrosted and decorated.I prefer the taste of lightly brown on bottom.

5 5

I've been makeing these for all of my married life. they are the best cutout cookie ever. Chewy and moist. I agree they don't even need frosting