The Black Teapot

May 20, 2009

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookie

Filed under: Cookies, Desserts — blackteapot @ 4:57 am

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Makes: 2-3 dozen cookies

 

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1- 8oz package cream cheese
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract or 1 vanilla bean

 

Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Set aside.

Cream together butter and cream cheese. Add sugar, beating until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla, combining well. Slowly stir in flour.

Divide dough in half and chill for an hour. Roll dough out and cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.

Bake in a 350* oven until lightly browned, about 8 minutes.

Cool and decorate.

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