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Cream Cheese Cutouts

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Ingredients

  • 4 sticks butter - softened
  • 2 packages 8 oz each cream cheese - softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 of the egg whites
  • 4 cups flour
  • Red and green colored sugar for decorating
Instructions
Beat butter, cream cheese sugar and vanilla in a large bowl with an electric mixer on high for 3 mintues. Beat in egg yolks until blended. On low speed, beat in flour. Divid dough into 4 sections, wrap each and chill until firm.

Start with one portion of dough and cut in half. Roll out on well floured surface. Cut out with cookie cutters and place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Leave remaining dough refrigerated until ready to roll out more.

Beat egg whites with a fork and brush lightly on unbaked cookies. Sprinkle with colored sugar and bake at 350F for 10 minutes until golden. Let cool for 1 minute on cookie sheet before moving.

Makes aprox 96 cookies.

Submitted by Karen Talley


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