These cookies hold their shape when baked, they’re sweet, tender, and tasty, and most important, the children love them.
Author: Alexandra's Kitchen
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Unsalted Butter (1 cup)
Cream Cheese (1 cup)
in the bowl and of a stand mixer and beat until fluffy. Add
Granulated Sugar (1 1/2 cups)
, beat until even fluffier. Add
Vanilla Extract (1/2 Tbsp)
and mix well.
In a separate bowl combine the
All-Purpose Flour (3 1/2 cups)
Baking Powder (1 tsp)
Kosher Salt (1/2 tsp)
. Add it to the butter and cream cheese mixture and beat until just combined.
Transfer a quarter of the dough to the center of a piece of a wax paper.
Pat into a disk, wrap tightly, and chill for at least an hour and up to three days.
Preheat your oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C).
Roll out our dough on a lightly floured surface or in between parchment paper to 1/2-inch thick.
Cut out your cookies with cookie cutters of your choice. Gather scraps, re-roll, and repeat process.
Bake on a parchment paper sheet for 15 to 18 minutes, or until the edges just begin to turn golden—cookies will be very pale.
Remove them from the pan and transfer to a wire rack. Cool completely.
Meanwhile, stir together the
Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup)
Milk (1 Tbsp)
. You may add more milk a tablespoon at a time to achieve a thick but pourable consistency. Spoon icing onto the cookie, spreading to cover. Shower with
Sprinkles (to taste)
Yields 50 cookies.
Nutrition Per Serving
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