Holiday Sugar Cookies are super easy to make and delicious to eat! I made these sugar cookies with my four year old son and we had a blast together. He loved rolling the sugar cookie dough into balls and then rolling them in the colored sugar. I will defiantly be making these again on Christmas break with all my boys and I will also make some Crockpot Hot Cocoa for us to enjoy with the cookies!
These Holiday Sugar Cookies would be perfect for a How the Grinch Stole Christmas Party too!
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Holiday Sugar Cookies
Yield 4 dozen
- 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- colored sugar or sprinkles (optional)
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
- Set aside.
- In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth.
- Beat in egg and vanilla.
- Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
- Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, then roll into colored sugar or sprinkles and place onto ungreased cookie sheets.
- Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden.
- Let stand on cookie sheet two minutes before removing to cool on wire racks.
- Serve and enjoy!
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