Sugar Cookie Recipes

Anise Sugar Cookies

Anise Sugar Cookies
As much as I love giving away my baking, a few goodies—like these Anise Sugar Cookies—are keepers. The light anise flavor and melt-in-your-mouth texture make them a perfect after-dinner treat.
—P Marchesi, Rocky Point, Long Island, New York


Santa's Sugar Cookies

Santa's Sugar Cookies
My mom helped me make these yummy Santa's Sugar Cookies for Christmas. After we baked the cookies, I had fun dipping them into the melted chocolate and sprinkling on the peppermint candy pieces.
—Mary Kate Schilter, Cedarburg, Wisconsin


Mint Sandwich Cookies

Mint Sandwich Cookies
Chocolate-covered mint candies are the filling in these doctored-up sugar Mint Sandwich Cookies. You can use colored sugar to suit the season.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Jelly-Topped Sugar Cookies

Jelly-Topped Sugar Cookies
On busy days, I appreciate these fast-to-fix, drop Jelly-Topped Sugar Cookies. Top each cookie with your favorite flavor of jam or jelly.
—June Quinn, Kalamazoo, Michigan


Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies
These cake-like Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies will be a welcome snack with a cold glass of milk. Feel free to use this recipe as a base and mix in dried cranberries or cherries, nuts or other extracts.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Soft Buttermilk Sugar Cookies

Soft Buttermilk Sugar Cookies
My grandma used to make these family-favorite Soft Buttermilk Sugar Cookies. The memory of her and these cookies go together!
—Traci Rowlett, Oldenburg, Indiana


Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

Cinnamon Sugar Cookies
My mom always had these Cinnamon Sugar Cookies on hand. They're so good with a cup of hot chocolate, coffee or milk.
—Leah Costigan, Otto, North Carolina


Papa's Sugar Cookies

Papa's Sugar Cookies
My grandchildren love these sugar cookies. Crisp Papa's Sugar Cookies will melt in your mouth. Their subtle macadamia nut, cinnamon and orange peel flavors go perfectly together.
—Lee Doverspike, North Ridgeville, Ohio


Sugared Cherry Jewels

Sugared Cherry Jewels
The texture and crunch of the sugar coating make these chewy Sugared Cherry Jewels extra special. I love the bright cherry center and the fact that they look lovely in a holiday gift box or tin.
—Jennifer Branum, O'Fallon, Illinois



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