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 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 72

Ingredients

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.

Expert Tips

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.

Check out the special center pullout for some fabulous new ways to decorate sugar cookies.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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