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Hanukkah Sugar Cookies

Hanukkah Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • Colored sugar or decorating icings

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cook Time:

3 hours 25 minutes

Serves:

Spend time with family and friends making and decorating these fun holiday cookies.

Recipe courtesy of KRAFT®.

Nutrition Infomation (per serving): Calories 130, Total fat 10 g, Saturated fat 6 g, Cholesterol 25 mg, Sodium 105 mg, Carbohydrate 10 g, Dietary fiber 0 g, Sugars 3 g, Protein 2 g, Vitamin A 8 %DV, Vitamin C 0 %DV, Calcium 0 %DV, Iron 2 %DV.

Makes 4-1/2 dozen or 27 servings, 2 cookies each.

Kraft Kitchens Tips:

Great Substitute:
Substitute 1/2 teaspoon almond extract for the vanilla.

Size It Up: Spend time with family and friends making and decorating these fun holiday cookies. Then, treat yourself to a serving of 2 of these festive cookies.

Preparation

  1. BEAT cream cheese, butter, granulated sugar and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add flour; mix well. Cover. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  2. PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Roll dough on lightly floured surface to 1/8-inch-thickness. Cut into shapes with 2-inch cookie cutters; sprinkle with colored sugar. Or, leave plain to frost later with decorating icing (after cookies are baked and cooled). Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. BAKE 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Cool completely.