Sugar Cookies Every Way

If you ask us, there's no wrong way to make a sugar cookie! Whether you're craving something soft and chewy with a sprinkle of sugar or a treat that's crisp and topped with colorful icing, these sugar cookie recipes are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

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Brown Sugar Cookies

We love the warm toffee note (from the brown sugar) in these cookies. Add spices like cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg for another variation.

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Red Velvet Sugar Cookies

Delicious red velvet cake in cookie form? Yes, please!

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Chewy Sugar Cookies

This version of the sugar cookie has a slightly crispy edge and a super-chewy center, thanks to increasing the sugar and baking at a higher temperature. Roll the cookies in colored sugar for a festive, sparkly upgrade.

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Classic Sugar Cookies

These are the familiar cookies, with crispy edges and a slightly soft middle. Superfine sugar gives them their crunchiness. The small amount of baking powder ensures that they puff just a little without spreading too much and losing their shape.

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Sprinkled Sugar Skillet Cookie

Why have a single cookie when you can have one the size of a cake?! This spin on the classic is a fun alternative for celebrations and a new way to curb your sugar cookie craving.

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Soft Sugar Cookies

These sweet treats are a soft and tender version of traditional roll-out sugar cookies — thanks to an extra egg. For extra holiday spirit, roll the dough in colored sanding sugar.

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Chocolate Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs

These crisp-chewy cookies are a chocolatey alternative to traditional roll-and-cut sugar cookies, and great for decorating. If you prefer slightly thinner, crisper cookies, roll the dough 1/8 inch thick, and bake the cookies for about 8 minutes.

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Honey Sugar Cookies

The sweetest sugar cookies? A touch of honey and meringue icing are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth!

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Chewy Sugar Cookies

Standard sugar cookie get a simple next-level upgrade with this easy recipe (and glittery) touch!

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Butterfly Sugar Cookies

You don’t need to toss your butter in the air to see a butter fly! These beautiful winged cookies are pretty to look at and totally scrumptious to snack on.

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Jennifer’s Iced Sugar Cookies

‘Tis the season for this jolly mix of icing, candies, and freshly baked sugar cookies.

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Hazelnut Sugar Cookie Cereal Cookies

Breakfast of champions! To start your mornings in a sweet way, mix these adorable mini heart cookies with tiny meringues and the other trail mix ingredients. The final touch? Add milk!

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3-in-1 Sugar Cookies

Decisions, decisions, decisions! Whether you choose to make rolled, cut-outs, or sliced, this versatile cookie recipe can single-handily tackle them all!

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Everything Sugar Cookie (Dough!)

Salty or sweet? Look no further because this recipe calls for toffee, pretzels, and potato chips: the best of both worlds!

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Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

Who says you need gluten to bake a crave-worthy batch of sugar cookies? The only thing you'll notice when you take a bite out of these ones is how deliciously sweet and chewy they are!

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Walnut Sugar Cookies

Orange flower water adds a special touch (and the perfect amount of sweet, citrusy flavor) to this traditional Greek cookie.

Get the Recipe: Kourabiedes (Greece): Walnut Sugar Cookies

Spiced Holiday Sugar Cookies

Walk into a winter wonderland with this holiday cookie. You'll find flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg are in every bite!

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