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      RECIPE TITLE "Holiday Cream Cheese Cookies"
    Sent in by Treva, NC, courtesy of

    yieldsMakes about 6 1/2 dozen
    time Prep Time: 20 minutes, Baking Time: 10 minutes per batch

    Bake up some holiday memories this season by setting aside a little time to prepare these easy-to-make cookies with your children (or a neighbor's kids)! With over six dozen cookies per batch, you'll have enough to enjoy as well as give away to family and friends.


    1 cup sugar
    1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
    3 ounces cream cheese, softened
    1 large egg
    1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    Colored sugars and mini chocolate chips

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    Pfaltzgraff Penguin Skate Cookie Jar Pfaltzgraff Penguin Skate cookie jar. Penguin Skate is a whimsical winter dinnerware and pantryware pattern that celebrates the adventures of our penguin pals. Fill this fun, sculpted penguin cookie jar with you favorite holiday cookies; give as a gift or keep on your kitchen counter during the winter holidays.


    1. Preheat oven to 325F. Grease baking sheets.

    2. Combine sugar, butter and cream cheese in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer set at medium speed until light and fluffy.

    3. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour gradually, beating continually until blended.

    4. Roll dough 1/8-inch thick on a floured surface. Cut with cookie cutters. Arrange on prepared baking sheets. Decorate with colored sugars and chocolate chips. Bake until golden, about 10 minutes.

    Per cookie: 49 Cal.; 1g Protein; 2g Fat; 6g Carb.; 1mg Sodium; 15mg Chol.; 0g Fiber.

    *To tint cookies, divide the dough in half and color with red and green food coloring. Proceed as directed.
    *Tightly wrapped dough will keep in the refrigerator for several days.

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