In a kitchen mixer cream butter until smooth and gradually add sugar
Continue to add flour and vanilla paste (this adds a little extra pop) until mixed well
Place dough on lightly floured board and roll out to 1/4 inch
Use any cookie cutter to cut out the desired shape, and place on parchment paper on a cookie sheet. Space cookies at least one inch apart
Place in a preheated oven at 350 degrees and bake for 18-22 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
Remove from oven and cool on cookie racks
While the cookies are baking make the frosting by beating together the butter and cream cheese until well creamed
Gradually add sugar until mixed well
Make sure their are no lumps and your frosting is smooth.
Add coconut extract until mixed well. Add one to two tbs of milk if needed.
Frost cookies and dip in sprinkles.
Makes about 2 dozen cookies.