Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup butter, softened

  2. 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened

  3. 1 cup sugar

  4. 1 egg yolk

  5. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  6. 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

  7. 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  9. 1/4 teaspoon baking soda Tinted frosting, coarse sugar and/or colored sugar

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk and extracts. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until easy to handle. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Decorate as desired. Yield: 4 dozen.


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