Cut Out Sugar Cookies

Try this easy Gerhards approved cut out sugar cookie recipe this holiday season. This is a classic that we are sure everyone will enjoy!


  • 1 (3 oz) package cream cheese
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. butter
  • 1  tsp orange juice
  • 3½ c. flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt


  1. Mix ingredients together & chill dough for at least 2 hours.
  2. On a floured surface, roll dough to 1/8” thick.  Dip cutters in flour before each use.
  3.  Bake cookies at 375 degrees for 7 – 10 minutes. Let cool.


  1. Mix powder sugar & a little milk to obtain proper constancy.
  2. Add food coloring for desired color.

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