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Classic Sugar Cookies

Quick and easy sugar cookies the whole family will love.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
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.