Christmas Sugar Cookies
Peppermint-Chocolate Sugar Cookies
Embellish sugar cookie dough with chocolate chips and mint extract, then glaze the finished product with creamy icing and crushed peppermint candies.
The whole family will have a ball transforming sugar cookie dough into charming Christmas characters with our holiday cookie templates, a rainbow of royal icing colors and a little imagination.
Basic sugar cookies are the star of dessert when iced and decorated with edible silver dust.
Lemon-Ginger Cookies with Mint
Crystallized ginger, lemon zest, and fresh mint add excitement to basic sugar cookies. They can be stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days, making them perfect for gift-giving.
Cutout Cookie Dough
Use our clever no-frosting technique for colorful Christmas cookies that will surprise and delight everyone on your list.
Citrus Sugar Cookies
Grated lemon zest adds fresh flavor to traditional cut-out sugar cookies. The dough is made in the food processor, so preparation is a breeze.
Christmas Sugar Cookies
These cut-out sugar cookies will be the star of your holiday treat offerings. You can make them in varying shapes and sizes, and decorate them to reflect the festive season with sprinkles, edible glitter, and colored frosting or royal icing. Remember to sprinkle flour on your cookie cutters to keep the dough from sticking. You can store the cookies in an airtight container for up to a week.
Cinnamon Sugar Cookies
The warmth of ground cinnamon makes these rolled sugar cookies stand out. The cookies can be decorated before baking with colored sprinkles, or decorate after baking, using a paste of confectioners' sugar and water to affix nonpareils or whichever candies you desire.
Giant Chocolate Sugar Cookies
Cocoa powder gives these big, chewy cookies a deep chocolate flavor. Thanks to the combination of butter and shortening in this recipe, the cookies have a rich flavor and hold their shape well, too.
Christmas Character Sugar Cookies
This basic, all-butter recipe for cut-out sugar cookies can be cut and decorated any way you like. Follow the how-to instructions to create the Christmas-themed cookies shown here, or experiment with your own decorating ideas. The cookies can be stored at room temperature for up to a week.
Lime juice and zest lend a tropical, tangy twist to this rolled sugar cookie recipe. Simply cut the dough with flower-shaped cookie cutters or any other shapes you like. After baking, sift some confectioners' sugar on top of each cookie for an easy, pretty decoration.
Simple Sugar Cookies
These sugar cookies are simple to make, but their taste is intriguing. The recipe calls for unusual ingredients, including olive oil and orange zest, which are sure to delight your taste buds.
Crisp Sugar Doily Cookies
If you seek a thin, delicate, and beautiful cookie, look no further. The elegant design is created by carefully cutting out tiny shapes with an aspic cutter to create a doily pattern, after the dough has been rolled out and chilled. These intricate, crisp cookies are perfect for Christmas gift-giving.
Sugar Cookie Cutouts
This is the perfect cut-out sugar cookie to decorate with holiday cheer. The recipe makes a substantial sugar cookie that acts as a great base to embellish with frosting, royal icing, sprinkles, and candy decorations. Note: This recipe is used to make the charming Santa Cookie.
Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies
These big, chewy sugar cookies are made with a simple butter dough that has hints of lemon zest and brown sugar. A double sprinkling of sanding sugar creates a crackly top.
Noah's Ark Sugar Cookies
Make your own menagerie with this sugar cookie recipe. Feel free to experiment with any shaped cutters you like (even intricate ones); freezing the cut cookies before baking will help them keep their shape.
Giant Sugar Cookies
If you desire a classic chewy sugar cookie, this is it. These giant drop cookies are perfect to dunk into a glass of milk. A touch of sour cream gives them a moist texture. The recipe can easily be doubled, and the dough can be frozen, too.