Cream Cheese Cut-Out Cookies With Almond Frosting

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.

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1hr 50mins
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directions

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