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best christmas sugar cookies ever

The Best Christmas Cookies Ever

Sweet soft sugar cookie dough baked for 7 minutes and topped delicious whipped frosting make the BEST Christmas cookies ever.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Course Dessert

Ingredients
  

  • 1 c butter room temp
  • 1 1/2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp salt

Frosting

  • 1 bag powdered sugar
  • 1/2 block softened cream cheese
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c heavy whipping cream more for smoother frosting

Instructions
 

  • 1. Combine butter, sugar, and vanilla extract with a hand mixer or Kitchenaid.
  • 2. Add 1 egg and mix.
  • 3. In a separate bowl mix flour, baking soda, cream of tarter, and salt.
  • 4. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Mix until combined.
  • 5. Form into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap, chill for at least 30 minutes.
  • 6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Roll dough out to 1 inch thick. Cut with your favorite cookie cutters.
  • 7. Bake on parchment paper for 7-8 minutes until puffy - do not let the cookies get brown!
  • 8. Top with frosting and sprinkles.

Frosting

  • 1. Add ingredients to a stand mixer and mix until smooth. If the icing is too thin, add more powdered sugar.
Keyword Cookies