Quick No-Refrigerate Soft Sugar Cookies

If you are craving a super soft sugar cookie I am sharing my favorite recipe today. This sugar cookie dough whips up in about ten minutes and they make the perfect treat when you don’t want to spend time waiting for dough to refrigerate or rolling it out and cutting shapes. Unless we are doing Christmas shaped cookies this is my go-to recipe! Super Soft Sugar Cookies - Quick and Yummy Since both of my boys needed a treat to take to their class for Valentine’s Day and I was slacking I decided to make a few batches of these and sprinkle some festive sprinkles on top!

Super Soft Sugar Cookies - Quick and Yummy Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) of butter – softened
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 – 2 1/4 cups of flour
  • more sugar to roll cookies in
  • sprinkles (optional)
  • **parchment paper

Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees – yields 2-3 dozen cookies

  • In a large bowl cream together butter and sugar.
  • Add in egg and mix until incorporated.
  • Stir in baking powder, salt, vanilla and 2 cups of flour. The mixture will seem to be very dry at first – you may need to use your hand to really mix it in and if it is too sticky add another 1/4 cup of flour.
  • Roll dough into one inch circles, roll into sugar and place on parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  • If you would like to add sprinkles to your cookies press them down into a cup of sprinkles so just the tops will have them.
  • Gently pat the cookies down and bake for 9 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let them set on the cookie sheet for one minute before placing them on a wire rack to cool completely.

Super Soft Sugar Cookies - Quick and Yummy The first time I gave these cookies to my husband he said they were really good but he knew they weren’t homemade. I was shocked – since when had I ever served him a cookie that wasn’t homemade!? (Okay, okay, so there was that time I made cookies using a cake mix but STILL!) Super Soft Sugar Cookies - Quick and YummyEnjoy,
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About Kelsey

Kelsey is a wife and mom of four living in Central Florida. She shares recipes, crafts, DIY tutorials and so much more while keeping everything budget friendly.

3 thoughts on “Quick No-Refrigerate Soft Sugar Cookies

  1. These look delicious! I love sugar cookies and have tried a gazillion recipes. Would love to try these too. I don't much like rolling them out, so these are more my style. Pinning!

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