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Recipe Funfetti Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Funfetti Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword funfetti-Cream-Cheese-Sugar-Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Cooling time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 32 minutes
Servings 28 cookies
Calories 249kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 cup salted butter, softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp pure almond extract
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup rainbow sprinkles divided
  • Frosting:
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 4 Tbsp salted butter softened
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line 2 standard baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl using an electric mixer cream together the butter, cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and almond extracts. Beat until fluffy and pale yellow in color, around 2 minutes.
  • Add the egg yolks one at a time beating well after each addition.
  • Sift together the flour, salt and nutmeg. Lower the speed of the mixer and add the dry ingredients to the creamed sugar. Continue mixing until fully combined.
  • Mix-in ¾ cup sprinkles by hand. Mix until fully distributed.
  • Use a 2-ounce ice cream scoop to divide the dough placing 2-inches apart. on the pan
  • Using flour fingers gently press to flatten the centers.
  • Bake for 12 minutes until the bottoms are golden.
  • Cool on the pan for 5 minutes then remove to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Frosting:
  • Using a hand mixer cream together the cream cheese, butter and vanilla.
  • Gradually beat in the powdered sugar on low speed.
  • After all has been added beat on high speed for 2 minutes or until completely smooth.
  • Frost the cooled cookies. Garnish with the remaining sprinkles.
  • Store tightly sealed in a single layer, chilled.


These cookies may be dusted with powdered sugar in place of the cream cheese frosting, if desired.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 359IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg