Christmas Sugar Cookies


Christmas Sugar Cookies with no ‘cutting’


  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • colored sprinkles


    • Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
    • Cream butter and sugar together with an electric mixer. Beat in egg and vanilla.
    • On low speed, beat in flour mixture, mixing until all the flour is incorporated. Do not overmix, or the cookies will turn out tough.
    • Refrigerate dough for at least 30 minutes, preferably 1-2 hours.
    • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or a silpat mat.
    • Drop dough by rounded tablespoonsful onto prepared cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with your fingers. Sprinkle with sprinkles, if desired.Bake 8-12 minutes, until cookies are golden brown the bottom.

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