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Soft sugar cookies with pink cream cheese frosting on a cooling rack
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5 from 1 vote

Soft Sugar Cookies With Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Cookies
Servings: 36 cookies



  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Margarine
  • 3 Eggs
  • 6 tablespoons Milk
  • 5 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 5 teaspoons Baking Powder


  • 1/4 cup Butter softened
  • Dash of Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 3 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Milk
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese softened


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


  • Cream together sugar, margarine, eggs and milk until well combined.
  • Add flour, salt and baking powder until just combined. 
  • Liberally flour a work surface and rolling pin.
  • Roll out about 1/4 of the dough at a time to 3/8 inch thickness.
  • Cut with cookie cutters and place onto a very lightly greased cookie sheet.
  • Cook about 10 minutes until cookies are just done and remove from pan immediately. Frost when completely cooled.


  • Soften butter and cream cheese, then blend together with remaining frosting ingredients.
  • Tint with food coloring if desired and frost cookies.