Stained Glass Sugar Cookies

Recipe by Starrynews
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Beat cream cheese, butter, sugar, and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended.
  • Add flour and baking soda; mix well.
  • Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • Roll dough to 1/8” thickness on lightly floured surface.
  • Cut into assorted shapes using 3” cookie cutters, or, drop as balls onto cookie sheet.
  • Place on greased baking sheets.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes, or until edges begin to brown.
  • Transfer cookies to rack; immediately press about ½ t crushed candies onto each hot cookie. If the candies aren’t sticking, you can also add frosting first.
  • Cool completely on wire racks. (Easy way to crush the candies: Separate by color. Place each color in a resealable plastic bag and crush using rolling pin or meat mallet).