Betty's Best Sugar Cookies

Betty's Best Sugar Cookies

Great holiday cooking idea! Bake these assorted sugar cookies using Gold Medal® all-purpose flour and cream cheese to gift or share with family.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

2:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

 

About 6 dozen cookies

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/8
teaspoon salt
  1. Beat butter, cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and egg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Stir in flour and salt until blended.
  2. Cover and refrigerate dough at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  3. Heat oven to 375°. Roll one-fourth of dough at a time 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured cloth-covered board. (Keep remaining dough refrigerated until ready to roll.)
  4. Cut dough with assorted cookie cutters. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Decorate as desired.
Makes About 6 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead
To freeze cookies, place unfrosted cookies in airtight freezer container and label. Freeze for up to 3 months. Cookies will thaw while you decorate them.
Variation
Check out the special center pullout for some fabulous new ways to decorate sugar cookies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 55
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 25mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.