Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Desserts Cookies Sugar Cookies

A soft, chewy, and flavorful sugar cookie. It is very important to chill the dough, as it is too sticky to roll unless well chilled.

Servings per recipe: 72
Calories per serving: 53
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 9h 25m


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour


  • 1   In a large bowl, combine the sugar, butter, cream cheese, salt, almond and vanilla extracts, and egg yolk. Beat until smooth. Stir in flour until well blended. Chill the dough for 8 hours, or overnight.
  • 2   Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • 3   On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough 1/3 at a time to 1/8 inch thickness, refrigerating remaining dough until ready to use. Cut into desired shapes with lightly floured cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Leave cookies plain for frosting, or brush with slightly beaten egg white and sprinkle with candy sprinkles or colored sugar.
  • 4   Bake for 7 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until light and golden brown. Cool cookies completely before frosting.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 3.1g 5%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 38mg 2%
Potassium 7mg  
Total Carbohydrates 5.8g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g  
Protein 0.6g 1%
Sugars 3g  
Vitamin A 98IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 3mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 0mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 1mg  
Folate 8mcg