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Egg Free Kid Friendly Sugar Cookie Recipe

Egg free sugar cookie recipe, so there's no worry of raw egg in the dough when the kids are helping!
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time47 mins
Course: Dessert, Holiday
Servings: 4 dozen
Author: Joyful Homemaking

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups flour I sift mine
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • One 8 ounce pkg. cream cheese or Neufchatel cheese
  • 3/4 cup 12 Tablespoons or 1 1/2 sticks softened butter
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Instructions

  • Mix all your dry ingredients except the sugar, in a separate bowl.
  • In a mixing bowl beat together the cream cheese, softened butter, sugar, vanilla and almond extract till creamy, and then slowly add the flour mixture.
  • Form it together into a rough ball, cover it, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Then roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface, and cut out your cookie shapes with cookie cutters.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven on lightly greased or parchments covered cookie sheets around 12 minutes.
  • Let cool and decorate!