Stained Glass Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Stained Glass Sugar Cookies
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  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 4 rolls ring-shaped hard candies, crushed, i.e. lifesavers


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Beat cream cheese, butter, sugar, and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended.
  3. Add flour and baking soda; mix well.
  4. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  5. Roll dough to 1/8” thickness on lightly floured surface.
  6. Cut into assorted shapes using 3” cookie cutters, or, drop as balls onto cookie sheet.
  7. Place on greased baking sheets.
  8. Bake 10-12 minutes, or until edges begin to brown.
  9. Transfer cookies to rack; immediately press about 1/2 t crushed candies onto each hot cookie. If the candies aren’t sticking, you can also add frosting first.
  10. Cool completely on wire racks. (Easy way to crush the candies: Separate by color. Place each color in a resealable plastic bag and crush using rolling pin or meat mallet).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 328.17 Kcal (1374 kJ)
Calories from fat 162.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.06g 28%
Cholesterol 33.1mg 11%
Sodium 687.36mg 29%
Potassium 62.91mg 1%
Total Carbs 38.13g 13%
Sugars 9.96g 40%
Dietary Fiber 3.11g 12%
Protein 3.83g 8%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 88.9mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 457.03 Kcal (1913 kJ)
Calories from fat 226.39 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.15g 28%
Cholesterol 46.1mg 11%
Sodium 957.27mg 29%
Potassium 87.61mg 1%
Total Carbs 53.11g 13%
Sugars 13.87g 40%
Dietary Fiber 4.32g 12%
Protein 5.34g 8%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 5%
Iron 2.5mg 10%
Calcium 123.7mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.4
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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