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Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies

Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies recipe



Almond Frosting


  1. Combine butter and cream cheese in a large mixing bowl. Beat until fluffy.
  2. Add sugar and beat until fluffy.
  3. Add egg, vanilla extract and almond extract. Beat well.
  4. In a medium bowl, stir together flour and baking powder.
  5. Add flour mixture to cream cheese and beat until well mixed. The dough will be stiff—add a little milk, if necessary.
  6. Divide dough in half.
  7. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  9. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/8" thickness. Cut with desired cookie cutter.
  10. Bake on greased cookie sheets for 8-10 minutes.
  11. Remove to wire rack and cool.
  12. Spread or decorate with Almond Frosting.
  13. Almond Frosting: In small mixing bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter and almond extract until fluffy.
  14. Beat in enough milk to make a spreadable consistency, adding more milk if necessary.
  15. Stir in food coloring, if desired.

Servings: 84

Reprinted with permission from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.

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