Merry Note Cookies Recipe

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Merry Note Cookies Recipe
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Merry Note Cookies Recipe

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These cookies made with a recipe similar to one my mom always used, were a fitting dessert before we set out for caroling for the holidays.—Nella Parker, Hersey, Michigan
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Red and green colored sugar

Directions

In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate the dough for 2 hours.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a 3-3/4x2-1/2-in. musical note cookie cutter dipped in flour. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar.
Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Merry Note Cookies in Taste of Home December/January 2005, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 162 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 115mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Red and green colored sugar
  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate the dough for 2 hours.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a 3-3/4x2-1/2-in. musical note cookie cutter dipped in flour. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar.
  3. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Merry Note Cookies in Taste of Home December/January 2005, p19

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tsmithdavis User ID: 1010822 62780
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2011

"I make a double batch of these every year for Christmas, the cream cheese, give a moisture texture. But i use a karo syrup icing recipe for the topping, so you can pack them without stem sticking together. Not a fan of the sugar topping."

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