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Christmas Sugar Cookies

This is a fail safe recipe for easy christmas cookies. My friend Amanda from I am baker shared this recipe for christmas sugar cookies with buttercream icing, and they are so easy to make.

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Christmas sugar cookies with buttercream frosting

Super easy Christmas cookies recipe

Watch how Amanda and I bake and decorate these super easy sugar cookies! There are only 3 main ingredients: butter, sugar, and flour. And you can get the little kiddies to help cut out the shapes and decorate.

For more Christmas recipes check out my pecan crusted prime rib roast, pan seared Brussels sprouts, and the most buttery mashed potatoes.


Christmas sugar cookies with buttercream frosting

Christmas Cookies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas cookies, christmas sugar cookies, sugar cookies
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Author: Bobby Parrish

Super easy Christmas sugar cookies with buttercream frosting.




  • 2 sticks of unsalted room temperature butter
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder


  1. Using a stand mixer or hand beater, cream butter and sugar together for 3 minutes at medium-high speed until pale in color and fluffy. With the mixer on low, add the vanilla and almond extract, and the egg. Once the egg is incorporated and all the flour, 1 cup at a time and increase the speed of the mixer to medium-low.
  2. Once the dough comes together remove from mixing bowl and place on a floured surface. Make a round disk using your hands, and roll it out about ¼ inch thick.
  3. Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes. Place on a parchment paper covered sheet tray and bake at 350F for 6-8 min until the edges are just golden.
  4. Let cool down and decorate with Amanda’s butter cream frosting:

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6 thoughts on “Christmas Sugar Cookies”

  1. Hi, I like your Sugar Christmas cookies. I don’t care for almond extract. Do I need to add more vanilla extract to substitute it?

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