Easy Drop Sugar Cookies

Easy Drop Sugar Cookies

This recipe is a great alternative to the traditional rolled sugar cookies. They're quick, easy, and deliciously soft and sweet.
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  • Serves: 24 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Step 3

    Cream the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer until creamy and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  4. Step 4

    On low speed, beat in the flour mixture, mixing until all of it is incorporated. Do not overmix or the cookies will turn out tough.
  5. Step 5

    Cover and refrigerate the dough for at least 30 minutes, preferably 1 to 2 hours.
  6. Step 6

    Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats .
  7. Step 7

    Scoop the dough using a heaping tablespoon or 2-tablespoon cookie scoop. Roll into a ball and, if desired, roll in colored sugar or sprinkles.
  8. Step 8

    Place onto prepared cookie sheets at least 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly with your fingers.
  9. Step 9

    Bake for 8 to 11 minutes, rotating the pans midway, or until cookies are puffed, no longer shiny, and lightly golden brown on the bottom.
  10. Step 10

    Let cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.