Christmas Cream Cheese Sugar 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

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
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.
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.
Bake for 9-11 minutes.
Let cool before frosting.

For the frosting

Mix powdered sugar and milk together in bowl with a spoon. Once cookies are cool, dip each one into the glaze. Add additional sprinkles or chopped up candy canes on top.