Cookies, Dessert

Classic Sugar Cookies

If you want a basic sugar cookie that requires no chilling and extra steps, here you go! Add festive sprinkles for fun!

Classic Sugar Cookies

Quick and easy sugar cookies the whole family will love.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, sugar cookies, dessert, kid friendly
Servings: 2 dozen
Author: Cristen


  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp assorted sprinkles


  • Cream butter and sugar for 30 seconds until fluffy. Add egg and extracts. Mix well. Add salt, baking powder, cream of tartar and flour. Mix only until combined. Scoop with a normal sized cookie scoop onto a lined or greased sheet pan. Press tops and add sprinkles. Bake at 350F for 12 minutes. Remove from oven to cool.
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