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  • 8 ounces - Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 cups - Butter, room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons - Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoons - Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups - All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cups - Fruit Preserves, optional
  • - Powdered Sugar for sprinkling
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
    In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy. Beat in the vanilla extract. Gradually blend in the flour.
    On a floured surface, roll the dough out to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Using a 2-inch cookie cutter (or other shape), cut and place 1 inch part on the prepared baking sheets. If desired, place a dab of fruit preserves in the center of each cookie.
    Bake for 12-15 minutes, until lightly colored. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and transfer to wire racks to cool.

    Brief Description

    A recipe from my cookie cookbook ("1001 Cookie Recipes" by Gregg R Gillespie), this recipe tastes especially good with boysenberry preserves. Find your favorite fruit flavor!

    Main Ingredient:

    All-Purpose Flour

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 30 min

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    Posted On:

    December 13, 2020

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