Philadelphia Sugar Cookies

Philadelphia Sugar Cookies

Skip the bakery for the holidays and make your own sugar cookie cutouts at home. PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese in the mix makes these especially Santa-worthy.


  • 1 (8 ounce) package PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup colored sugar


  1. Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add granulated sugar and vanilla extract; mix well. Gradually add flour, beating well after each addition.
  2. Refrigerate for several hours or until chilled.
  3. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut into shapes with 3- to 4-inch cookie cutters; sprinkle with colored sugar. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  6. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes.
  7. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

prep: 20 min | total: 3 hr 35 min | 24 servings, 2 cookies each

How to soften cream cheese: Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 15 seconds or until just softened.

nutritional info per serving: Calories 180 Total fat 11 g Saturated fat 7 g Cholesterol 35 mg Sodium 105 mg Carbohydrate 20 g Dietary fiber 0 g Sugars 10 g Protein 2 g

Vitamin A 6 %DV Vitamin C 0 %DV Calcium 0 %DV Iron 4 %DV

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