These sprinkle sugar cookies are thick, soft, and so delicious. The fun sprinkles make them a great addition to your Easter gathering or any festive occasion.
Sugar cookies are always a great choice for any occasion if you ask me. Sprinkles are always a festive touch to any recipe dessert, too. So I put them together to make these adorable sugar cookies that are as cute as they are tasty.
Why You'll Love This Recipe
- It only takes a handful of simple baking ingredients to make.
- It's an easy recipe that's ready in just a few minutes.
- Sugar cookies are a classic treat that everyone loves.
- The sprinkles are so festive and fun!
Be sure to flatten out your cookies a bit before baking. This dough doesn't spread very much.
You'll only need basic baking ingredients to make this recipe. Chances are they're all in your kitchen right now, maybe even the sprinkles. The main ingredients are listed here, but you'll find the complete list of ingredients along with amounts in the recipe card at the end of the post.
- Butter, softened
This is a simple sugar cookie recipe that will have you in and out of the kitchen in a flash. The highlights are listed here, but you'll find the exact instructions in the recipe card at the end of the post.
1: Combine the wet ingredients.
2: Add the dry ingredients.
3: Form into balls, flatten, and add sprinkles.
4: Bake until the bottoms begin to brown.
Substitutions and Variations
- Use any sprinkles to match any occasion.
- Make a sugar-free version using sweeteners like Stevia.
- Try mixing sprinkles directly into the cookies for more fun color!
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Mixing bowl
- Baking sheet
- Glass with
Room Temperature: Store for up to a week in an air-tight container.
Refrigerator: Store for up to 10 days in an air-tight container.
Freezer: Store for up to 3 months in an air-tight, freezer-safe container or heavy-duty freezer bag.
What to Serve with Sugar Cookies
These cookies are delicious with a glass of milk or a cup of coffee. They're also excellent when served with a sweet dessert dip like this one or as part of a larger dessert spread featuring your favorite sweets like more cookies, cupcakes, and even cake.
- Be sure your butter is fully softened for the best creaming and cookie texture.
- Flatten your cookie dough with a glass before baking. This dough doesn't spread very much.
Some cookie dough is so thick that it won't readily spread while baking. This dough should be flattened out a bit before baking so the cookies can bake all the way through.
They can be either. It's entirely dependent on the recipe, and they're delicious both ways.
Dry or crumbly cookie dough is usually the result of over-mixing or adding too much flour.
More Cookie Recipes
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 3/4 cups flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup sprinkles
- Preheat oven to 350ºF.
- Cream butter and sugar together.
- Add egg and vanilla. Beat together.
- Add flour and salt. Beat until dough comes together.
- Form dough into 1-inch balls and place them on a greased baking sheet.
- Flatten them with a glass.
- Dip the top side of each cookie into sprinkles.
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms begin to brown.
Amount Per Serving Calories 165Total Fat 9gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 28mgSodium 113mgCarbohydrates 21gFiber 0gSugar 9gProtein 2g
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