These easy-to-make cookies are sturdy enough to decorate, yet tender enough to be worth eating.
By America's Test Kitchen | December 2, 2011
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it was so cool
These really are the best Christmas cut-out cookies! They are sturdy without being hard and the cream cheese adds a delightful tanginess that you don’t find in other cut-out cookies, while also keeping the cookies moist. I made these with the citrus (lemon) glaze and no one could get enough. Thanks for yet another go-to recipe — much needed in the holiday season.
I triple checked the recipe because I thought maybe I missed an ingredient, I didn’t. This dough just crumbled, I couldn’t get it to stick together to make a disk, let alone roll it out. This is not my first attempt at baking and I’ve been making sugar cookies for years, so I’m not new to the process. It is, however, the first time I’ve used an ATK recipe. I’m very disappointed.
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