- 1 C Butter – Do not substitute
- 1 – 3oz pkg cream cheese – softened
- 1 C sugar – regular or raw for added flavor (can change color)
- 1 egg yolk
- 3/4 tsp vanilla
- 2 1/2 C flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- Frosting of choice
In mixing bowl; cream butter, cream cheese and sugar. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla. Combine flour, salt and baking soda in separte bowl; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until easy to handle.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8- inch thickness. Dip desired cookie cutters in flour, and cut shapes. Place about 1-inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned at edges. Cool slightly, about 2 minutes, before removing from baking sheet. Frost as desired. Makes about 4 dozen.