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Cream Cheese Cookies


Cream Cheese Cookies

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  • 3 oz. Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup shortening (you can also substitute butter in the same amount, but I've always used shortening.)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp.vanilla
  • colored sprinkling sugar



Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a mixer, cream together cream cheese and shortening.
Add sugar, egg yolk, flour, salt, and vanilla and thoroughly combine.
Drop by level teaspoons onto cookie sheet.
Sprinkle with colored sugars to decorate before placing into the oven.
Bake for 13-15 minutes or until edges are lightly golden.

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