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Spring Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Alice (Olson) Schwartz


3 cups all purpose flour
1 cup white sugar
1 1/4 tsp.baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. lemon extract
1 large egg
2 ounces cream cheese
icing sugar for dusting
icing and sprinkles for decorating

1) Place flour,baking powder and salt in a medium bow and whisk to combine.Set aside
2)Place sugar and butter in large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until creamy and smooth.Add extracts,egg and cream cheese,beating to incorporate.
#0Gradually add flour mixture and stir to combine.Divide dough in half and wrap tightly in plastic wrap.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
4)Preheat oven to 350F Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
5)Roll dough out to 1/4 inch thick on a powdered sugar-dusted work surface.Cut cookies into shapes.
Sprinkle with decorating sugar if desired
6)Place an inch aparton prepared cookie sheets.Bake until edges are golden about 12 minutes
7) Remove from heat and let cool on baking sheetfor 1-2 minutes before transfering to a wire rack.After cooling,cookies can be decorated with icing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen cookies depending on size of shapes




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