Soft Christmas Sprinkle Sugar Cookies Recipe

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These no-roll Soft Christmas Sugar Cookies are easy to prepare, soft and chewy, and festive!  


– 2 & 1/2 cups (300g) all-purpose flour – 1 & 1/2 teaspoons baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon baking soda – 1/4 teaspoon salt – 1/2 cup (113g) unsalted butter, softened – 8 ounces (226g) cream cheese, at room temperature – 1 & 1/2 cups (300g) granulated sugar – 1 large egg – 2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 1/2 cup sprinkles, divided

Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

Step 1 


Beat butter, cream cheese, and sugar until frothy with a medium-speed electric mixer. Add egg and vanilla, stir thoroughly.  

Step 2

Lower mixer speed. Gradually add the flour mixture and mix until incorporated or a few flour streaks remain. Mix in 1/3 cup sprinkles.  

Step 3

Cover and chill dough overnight or for 1 hour. Heat the oven to 350°F. Cover baking sheets with parchment or silicone.  

Step 4

Roll cookies into balls with 2 teaspoons of dough.* Place cookies on prepared pans, leaving 3 inches between them. Flatten each top slightly. Add extra sprinkles.  

Step 5

Bake 12–15 minutes until sides are gently browned and centres are firm. Cool pans on wire racks for 5 minutes. Transfer the cookies to a wire rack to finish cooling.  

Step 6

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