4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
pinch kosher salt
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- In a large bowl, cream together butter and cream cheese until smooth and combined. Gradually add powdered sugar, mixing until combined. Add egg, baking powder, vanilla and salt; mix until just combined.
- Gradually add flour in 3 additions, mixing after each addition until just combined; do not overmix. Portion into small dough balls, cover and chill for 1 hour.
- When ready to bake, preheat oven to 375 degrees F and line baking sheets with parchment paper. Mix 1/4 cup granulated sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Roll chilled dough balls into mixture, coating completely, and evenly space on prepared baking sheets. Bake for 8-9 minutes or until just set; do not overbake. Let cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.