This frosted sugar cookies recipe will make cookie and frosting lovers alike, very, very, happy. I have yet to meet anyone that can resist a soft sugar cookie with a thick layer of almond-scented frosting.
Pillsbury asked a group of bloggers to turn a favorite cookie recipe into one that uses Pillsbury Sugar Cookie Dough. It took me of about 2 seconds to decide what I wanted to make. I love going to the grocery store and buying the sugar cookies with the thick, colored frosting on top, you know which brand I am talking about. I try to not buy them because I have a really hard time resisting them.
Let’s be honest, sometimes a cookie is a vehicle for frosting. This recipe will make cookie and frosting lovers alike, very, very, happy. I have yet to meet anyone that can resist a soft sugar cookie with a thick layer of almond-scented frosting. These cookies take sugar cookies to a whole new level and are so easy to make, a no-stress holiday cookie.
Check out what the other talented bloggers came up with here.
Frosted Sugar Cookies Ingredients //
- 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookie dough
- 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
- 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 2 tablespoons heavy cream
- food coloring (optional)
- assorted sprinkles (optional)
How to Make // The Steps
Step 1: Bake cookies according to package direction. Cool completely.
Step 2: Cream together cream cheese and butter.
Step 3: Slowly add powdered sugar.
Step 4: Add heavy cream, and beat for 5 minutes until very light and fluffy.
Step 5: Add food coloring if desired.
Step 6: Spread 2 tablespoons of frosting onto each cookie.
Step 7: Add sprinkles.