Cream Cheese Cut-Outs I Recipe -
Cream Cheese Cut-Outs I Recipe

Cream Cheese Cut-Outs I

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"A fluffy cookie that tastes like a pastry. I use this simple recipe to cut out heart-shaped cookies for Valentine's Day."

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Original recipe makes 5 dozen Change Servings


  1. Cream butter and cream cheese until fluffy; gradually blend in sugar. Stir together flour and salt; stir into creamed mixture. Cover; chill dough several hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Divide dough into thirds. On lightly floured surface, roll out dough, one section at a time. (Keep the other sections refrigerated.) Cut out with cookie cutter to desired shapes.
  4. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until firm, but not brown, about 12 minutes. If desired, sift additional confectioners' sugar over slightly warm cookies.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 28, 2003

This is a great recipe for cut out cookies! I made these and iced them with the new Whipped frosting from a can (which was really quick and easy) for Valentines Day and took them to the office. They were a huge hit!~ I was told, You have to make these again. I also made them for my picky boyfriend, who only likes really plain vanilla type cookies, and he enjoyed them too. Will definately make these again and again! Just be sure you chill the dough really well before making the cut-outs. Thanks for the great recipe!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 07, 2003

I am always looking for a good soft cookie recipe, but I thought the flavor was extremely disappointing. These cookies had hardly any taste and were not sweet at all. They tasted more like a bisquit to me. I would never make them again.


13 Ratings

Feb 13, 2003

This was quick and easy, and with a little icing the cookies are delicious! The cookies are nice and moist while still being a little flaky - kind of like pastry dough.

Aug 29, 2002

These cookies have a good flavor but shrink a lot while baking!

Sep 29, 2003

This was the best recipe I have found for cut-out cookies. Everyone loved them because they tasted like a pastry and weren't too sweet. We decorate them with icing and sprinkles and everyone loves them. The dough is sticky though so leaving it in the fridge overnight is the best way to go. I am making these again with pumpkin shaped cookie cutters for halloween. Thanks for the wonderful recipe!

Feb 16, 2006

Made these for Valentines Day and was not too impressed with them. They tasted more like a bisquit than a pasty and were a bit dry. I chilled the dough and it was easy to work with. Not sure why they didn't taste like a pastry but I just might make them again but try somethings different.

Aug 29, 2002

Shrunk alot, and not that good when your done...

Jan 28, 2003

Theese cookies are GREAT they taste like cheese cake. my three year old helped me make them and it was very simple and she loves the taste YOU GO ROBIN J.


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  • Calories
  • 119 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 8.8 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 85 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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