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American Flag Frosted Sugar Cookies

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American Flag Frosted Sugar Cookies
2015-06-02 Other

These tasty treats are perfect for Fourth of July. Fun for the whole family to frost and enjoy.

  • Servings: 120
  • Prep Time: 2 hours chilling + 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes/batch


1 cup Butter, softened
½ cup Cream Cheese, softened
2 cups Sugar
4 Eggs
1½ tsp Vanilla Extract
1 tsp Lemon Extract
5 cups All-purpose Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Salt
Red, white & blue decorating icing


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and extracts. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle.

On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with shaped cookie cutters. Place cookie dough onto ungreased baking sheets.

Bake for 9-11 minutes or until set. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Decorate with icing.