Christmas Sugar Cookies

A Holiday Classic

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

Tip: the easiest way to roll out dough is on a cold surface using a cold, well-floured roller. Refrigerate the cookie cutters and lightly flour for sharper shapes.

Thanks for the recipe, Eggland's Best!


Serves: 48 cookies
Prep time: 1 hour 15 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 1 hours 35 mins



  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 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.