1 egg yolk
1 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar together until light and fluffy.
Add the egg yolk and the vanilla. Stir in the flour. Gather the dough into a ball and chill overnight.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F 175 degrees C.
On a lightly floured board, roll dough out to a thickness of 3/16 inch.
Cut into desired shapes and place onto an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let cool.
Leave the cookies plain or decorate with your favorite icing.
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