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       Title: Butter Nut Sugar Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       1 c  Firmly packed brown sugar
            =plus 2 tbsp
       3 oz Neufchatel cheese
     1/4 c  Plus 2 tb butter; softened
       2 tb Skim milk
     1/2 ts Vanilla flavoring
     1/2 ts Butter flavoring
     1/2 ts Nut flavoring
       1    Egg
       3 c  All-purpose flour
   1 1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Sifted powdered sugar
   1 1/2 ts Water
            Food coloring (optional)
  
       Cream the brown sugar, cheese and softened butter at
   medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
   Add milk, flavorings and egg and beat well.
       Combine flour, baking powder, and salt and add to
   mixture, beating well.  Divide dough into 4 equal portions.
   Working with one portion at a time, roll to 1/8-inch
   thickness on a well-floured surface; cover and refrigerate
   remaining dough. Cut with 2-inch cookie cutter and place 1
   inch apart on cookie sheets.  Bake at 350F for 10 minutes.
   Cool on wire racks. Repeat with remaining dough.
       Combine powdered sugar, water, and food coloring. Spoon
   icing into a decorating bag fitted with a small, round tip
   and pipe onto cookies. Yield: 8 dozen.  Calories per
   cookie: 35. JM
  
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