Cream Cheese Christmas Sugar Cookies # Christmas #Cookies

Cream Cheese Christmas Sugar Cookies! those easy to make vacation cookies are so tender because they’re made with cream cheese! Dip every cookie into vanilla sugar glaze and pinnacle with purple and white sprinkles! Recipe makes forty eight cookies.

I ought to have made more of these cookies because after taking some to work and keeping some at home, , they have been all long past pretty quick!  this is a traditional sugar cookie recipe, but we’re updating it by way of including cream cheese which is going to make the cookies even more soft and delicious.  


For the Cookies
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup of butter softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
For the Frosting
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Sprinkles Decorative Sugar, Crushed Candy Canes
For the cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl cream together the sugar, butter, cream cheese, egg and vanilla. Add salt, flour and baking powder and continue to mix until combined.
  3. On a nonstick cookie sheet or silicone baking mats, add tablespoons of dough for each cookie. With the back of a spoon gently press down each cookie to slightly flatten.
  4. Bake for 9-11 minutes.
  5. Let cool before frosting.
For the frosting
  1. Mix powdered sugar and milk together in bowl with a spoon.
  2. Once cookies are cool, dip each one into the glaze. Add additional sprinkles or chopped up candy canes on top.

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