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Cream Cheese Cookies

Cream Cheese Cookies
by Sandra Davenport, Cookie Club Member
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Category: Desserts, Cookies
Prep Time: 25 Minutes (chill 1 hour)
Level: Baking Experience Helpful
Yield: 5 Dozen Cookies

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1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. butter (not margarine)
8 ounces cream cheese
1 1/3 c. sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp. vanilla
4 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt


Mix shortening, butter, cream cheese and sugar together. Add egg and vanilla. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate 1 to 3 hours. Roll out to 1/8-inch thick and cut. Transfer to cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 7 to 9 minutes. Cool, frost, and decorate.