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Iced Sugar Cookie Recipe

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Iced Sugar Cookie Recipe

We love baking for the holidays, and one of the best thing that we make are sugar cookies. We have all sorts of cookie recipes but no matter what we make, we always have to make sugar cookies and Snickerdoodles. My kids love getting involved in the kitchen when it comes to cookies; they mix all of the ingredients together, roll out the dough, and cut using star cookie cutters. My son's favorite part is frosting an iced sugar cookie and adding sprinkles. We hope that you love this Iced Sugar Cookie Recipe.

Iced Sugar Cookie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 tsp milk

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Directions

  1. In a mixer, cream together butter, sugar, eggs, soda, oil and salt. Add in vanilla and mix well.
  2. Mix in flour and chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  3. Sprinkle flour on your cutting surface and roll out dough to about 1/4 inch in thickness. I use Pompeian Grapeseed Oil spray on my hands before cutting the dough.
  4. Cut with cookie cutters, spray baking sheet with Pompeian Grapeseed Oil, place cookies on pan and bake at 350 degrees for 8-11 minutes.
  5. Let cookies cool completely before adding icing.
    For the icing, mix powdered sugar and milk well with fork. (For more of a thin glaze use more milk, to make it thicker like an icing add more powdered sugar). Add a drop of food coloring if the mood strikes.
  6. If you would like a sparkly finish you can add sugar crystals to the top of the icing (I used silver). Just make sure you add them quickly before the icing hardens.

Final Thoughts

These cookies are also perfect without icing. They have a light taste of sugar and butter, so they really don't need the frosting. We hope that you love this Iced Sugar Cookie Recipe. Happy baking!

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Iced Sugar Cookie Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 tsp milk

 

Directions:

  1. In a mixer, cream together butter, sugar, eggs, soda, oil and salt. Add in vanilla and mix well.
  2. Mix in flour and chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  3. Sprinkle flour on your cutting surface and roll out dough to about 1/4 inch in thickness. I use Pompeian Grapeseed Oil spray on my hands before cutting the dough.
  4. Cut with cookie cutters, spray baking sheet with Pompeian Grapeseed Oil, place cookies on pan and bake at 350 degrees for 8-11 minutes.
  5. Let cookies cool completely before adding icing.
    For the icing, mix powdered sugar and milk well with fork. (For more of a thin glaze use more milk, to make it thicker like an icing add more powdered sugar). Add a drop of food coloring if the mood strikes.
  6. If you would like a sparkly finish you can add sugar crystals to the top of the icing (I used silver). Just make sure you add them quickly before the icing hardens.

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40 Comments Leave a Comment »

  1. judy gardner

    sugar cookies are my favorite treat that we make at Christmastime too. i never would have thought to add grapeseed oil tho. i will have to try it.

  2. Kita

    Sugar cookies are so versatile and great for the holidays I want mines with the sparkles too.

  3. Those look good! Sugar cookies are one of hub’s favorites.

  4. Sugar cookies are my fave because they’re so easy and yummy. These are very cute!

  5. love your sugar cookies!! pretty colors. and we use pompeiian but i haven’t used it for much baking

  6. I haven’t tried that in baking yet either. I have a bottle of it around here though!

  7. I love the icing on your sugar cookies! We use grapeseed oil all the time, I never knew it came in a spray I’ll definitely have to check this out!

  8. OK I seriously need to do some Christmas baking! I’m having a major sugar craving 🙂

  9. Looks delicious. And I love working with different oils to see how they affect the flavor of what ever I am making!
    thanks,
    Mitch

  10. I love Sugar cookies this time of year. Great recipe, I have never heard of Grape seed oil, but I do love Pompeian Oils. I will have to give this recipe a try.

  11. Your cookies turned out so pretty! Iced cookies are a must for my holiday baking every year. I am such a fan of that grapeseed oil.

  12. I wanted to make cookies this weekend and this looks like the perfect recipe!

  13. Daisy

    I love this recipe, especially since it is so easy to make and is fun for this time of year. It’s a recipe that is great to make for a family night where we do something together.

  14. I’ve read about grapeseed oil before, but have not tried it. Those cookies look delicious and I might need to try it out.

  15. Mmm your cookie frosting looks SO yummy! I can’t wait for the holidays.

  16. Shauna

    Totally love sugar cookies and think yours look amazing… Have to try that spray, very interesting! Thankss o much for sharing

  17. These look great and perfect for the holidays!!! YUM!

  18. Those cookies are really pretty. I have not tried the Grapeseed Oil yet, but I am really looking forward to.

  19. Pam

    We really enjoy sugar cookies and these look delicious!

  20. Oh YUM! I could lick that frosting right now! And I’ve never heard of that oil, but excited to find another healthy one. I usually use coconut oil or olive oil.

  21. I have been hearing a lot about this oil recently, but have never tried it. I am going to have to try it out.

  22. Those look yummy! Can I have some?

  23. Those are so pretty and they look delish. Perfect for a holiday cookie plate!

  24. I’ve never tried iced frosting! Looks like I found a new recipe I need to try ASAP!

  25. Terri

    Been looking for a new recipe for sugar cookies, thanks for sharing this

  26. Those cookies look delicious and so pretty – perfect for the holidays!

  27. The cookies look great! I’ve never tried grapeseed oil, I never even heard of it until this past week. I’m wondering what it tastes like.

  28. These cookies are super adorable, I bet they taste delish! I’ve been hearing about this, I need to try it!

  29. I like this. Will the frosting set hard? I think these are the cookie swap ones.

  30. Ooh those look yummy! I need cookies for a big cookie swap coming up and these look fun to make and cute to give.

  31. We cook with grapeseed oil but I haven’t used the spray yet! Need to get this!

    • Matteo

      I made these last night and they are GREAT! Thank you for a delicious cookie recipe. Way fresher than store bought and super tasty. Every recipe of yours I’ve tried has been so great, thank you for sharing them!

  32. I really love the color on these and the sparkle top, and I can imagine how moist they are with that oil!

  33. I definitely want to make these. Can’t pass up a good sugar cookie!

  34. I love traditional Christmas cookies, they are so simple and not too sweet. I will definitely be trying out your recipe.

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