Christmas Sugar Cookies

Prep Time
1 hr 15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
48 cookies
Recipe by: Eggland's Best

A holiday classic! Decorate with colored sugars, sprinkles, or royal icing.

Make This Recipe


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Eggland's Best egg, large
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and salt together and set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer, cream butter, sugar and vanilla together; add egg and beat until light and fluffy. Stir in milk.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients into butter mixture and mix until well combined.
  5. Divide dough in half and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  6. Remove dough from refrigerator and roll out on a floured surface to about 1/8 inch thickness and cut with your favorite cookie cutter shapes.
  7. Bake for 8 minutes or until edges are lightly golden brown.


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Information per Serving
Serving Size 1 Cookie
Calories 54
Fat 2g (34% calories from fat)
Cholesterol 9mg
Sodium 15mg
Carbohydrates 8g
Dietary Fiber trace
Protein 1g