Sentry Foods Recipes

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Yield: 5 dozen cookies


4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese
1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 containers (15.6 ounce) Funfetti frosting, vanilla frosting or homemade frosting
Colored sugar
Colored sugar nonpareils


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

Combine flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; set aside.

Cream together butter and shortening; add cream cheese and sugar beating until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Gradually beat in flour mixture.

Divide dough in half. Cover and chill 1 to 2 hours.

On lightly floured surface, roll dough 1/8- inch thick. Cut with cookie cutters. Place on ungreased baking sheet.

Bake for 7 to 9 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Frost as desired.

Cookies can be baked ahead and frozen, then frosted at a later date.

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

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