These Cream Cheese cookies are super simple to make, are light and so delicious that it's easy to eat more than one!
Cream Cheese Cookies
These cream cheese cookies are so light and delicious, They're super simple to make, and it's easy to eat more than one!
Author: Lynne
  • 3 oz. Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup shortening you can also substitute butter in the same amount, but I've always used shortening.
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp.vanilla
  • colored sprinkling sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a mixer, cream together cream cheese and shortening.
  3. Add sugar, egg yolk, flour, salt, and vanilla and thoroughly combine.
  4. Drop by level teaspoons onto cookie sheet.
  5. Sprinkle with colored sugars to decorate before placing into the oven.
  6. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until edges are lightly golden.
Recipe Notes

In order to get the amount of cookies described in this recipe, you MUST use a level TEASPOON. They're small, but we really like the size.