Christmas Sugar Cookies

Season’s greetings!!! I decided to begin this month by posting a very simple and one of the most exciting parts of the Christmas celebration. Because, who could think of a Christmas dinner without the vibrant colours of the sugar cookies enticing you from the table? These simple yet elegant cookies are a must try, with their lucid aroma and their alluring vibrancy. The best part, this is the perfect opportunity to sit and spend time with your family, and decorate the cookies together. Go crazy with the frosting and sprinkles. Have a few laughs. Get into the Christmas spirit. Here’s the recipe for these irresistible Christmas Sugar Cookies.

Happy Baking!

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus some for sprinkling
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Food colouring
  • Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

STEPS

  • In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

  • In another bowl, mix the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg, vanilla extract and milk and mix well. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the prepared mixture and mix until totally combined.

  • Wrap the dough with a cling wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F or 175°C. Prepare the baking sheet and prepare the frosting as shown in the recipe. Seperate into smaller bowls and add the colours of your choice.

  • Sprinkle some flour onto the surface and roll the dough until about ⅛” thick. Cut the shapes with the cookie cutter and place them on the prepared baking sheet. Pop them in the oven for about 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool

  • Let the cookies reach room temperature before decorating or the frosting will melt. Once cool, decorate the cookies with the frosting and sprinkles.

Enjoy.

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31 Comments Add yours

  1. Vikas Singh says:

    Looks delicious!!! Thanks for sharing.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. I’m glad you liked it!

    Like

  3. Nirant Gurav says:

    Ahaaa !! Delicious!!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. libarah says:

    Looks sooo delicious and yummilicious😍
    Wanna try this once👍🏻

    Liked by 2 people

      1. libarah says:

        Youre welcome😍

        Liked by 1 person

  5. Mira & Irina says:

    Very,very, yummy!!!!!😊

    Liked by 2 people

      1. Nirant Gurav says:

        Pleasure always for beautiful stuff mate

        Liked by 1 person

  6. Exactly what i need to make. Thank you. Will note for the next weekend.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Tell me how they turned out!

      Liked by 1 person

  7. sunilmdabral says:

    Please don’t spoil me in this new year. They are tempting and now I can’t stop thinking about them. You have no idea how much self restraint I have shown in last year.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I’m glad you liked the cookies!!! I have so much planned for the coming weeks. Very excited!

      Liked by 1 person

      1. sunilmdabral says:

        Oh I love your receipt very much. The only reason I can resist them because except one recipe all contains egg.

        Waiting.

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  8. The cookies look great, and those bright vibrant colors make them more appealing, if that’s even possible. Cookie cutters must be “universal,” because I remember using the same set – star, tree and bell – when I was younger. In fact, they’re likely still in one of my mother’s cupboards. The cutters, not the cookies. The latter were so good, they didn’t even make it two days, and with those colors, yours look even more luscious!

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    1. I’m glad you liked them! I wanted to get into the Christmas spirit as soon as December began, and what better way to speed up the celebrations than baking Christmas Sugar Cookies! The cutters must be an integral part of the packing, because everyone I know who has cookie cutters have these three shapes. Thanks for the continued interest.

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  9. shrika Dhaka says:

    I made these this morning and am so glad I did. They were quick, easy and fit perfectly. Thanks for a great recipe!
    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 it’s very yummy!!

    Liked by 2 people

    1. I’m glad they turned out so well. And I hope you enjoyed them as much as we did.

      Liked by 1 person

  10. Publicist says:

    Yay!! Another yummy recipe! Thanks for posting these!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I’m glad you liked them!!!

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Publicist says:

        Thank you!! These are great recipes!! I love sweets so I’m enjoying them!

        Liked by 1 person

  11. nutriousniki says:

    Those cookies look so festive! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Ms. Ena says:

    Yummy! I am ready to eat lol! It looks great!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Glad you liked them!!!

      Liked by 1 person

  13. Jyo says:

    So beautiful and delightful cookies🍪

    Liked by 1 person

  14. Yum 😋. I love cookies. Happy Holidays 🎄

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I’m glad you liked them. Happy Holidays to you and your family!!

      Liked by 1 person

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