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Sugar Cookie Recipes

Find easy recipes for sugar cookies that are perfect for decorating, plus recipes for colored sugar, frosting, and more!

Ultimate Maple Snickerdoodles

Rating: 4.56 stars
381
These have been voted the number one cookie that I bake (and I bake a lot!), and are loved by all who eat them. They are chewy mapley good!

Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Rating: 4.63 stars
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These cookies are the pinnacle of perfection! If you want a big, fat, chewy cookie like the kind you see at bakeries and specialty shops, then these are the cookies for you!

Russian Tea Cakes III

Rating: 4.68 stars
157
Lovely little cookies that are perfect for formal parties.

World's Easiest Peanut Butter Blossoms

Rating: 4.76 stars
38
These are truly the easiest peanut butter blossom cookies ever - just four ingredients. They turn out perfectly every time. Have a glass of milk ready! Perfect to bring to holiday parties.

Our 21 Best Cookie Recipes of All Time

All of these cookie recipes have an average rating of 4.7 or higher, by hundreds, sometimes thousands of home cooks.
By Melanie Fincher

Brown Sugar Blondies

Rating: 4.84 stars
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A no-frills, basic brown sugar blondie. You can add various chips, but this recipe has a nice chewy caramel taste all on its own.

Christmas Brownies

Move over, sugar cookies: brownies show off with sweet frosting and candy decorations.

Cranberry Bars

Rating: 4.59 stars
387
A yummy bar that is tart and sweet at the same time. Easy to put together and your home will smell wonderful while they're baking!

Chocolate-Dipped Orange Shortbread Cookies

Rating: 4.97 stars
29
Lightly spiced citrus spice cookies dipped in chocolate are perfect for holiday cookie trays - or enjoying on your own!

Chocolate Crinkles II

Rating: 4.69 stars
2432
Chocolate cookies coated in confectioners' sugar...very good!
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25 Fancy Christmas Cookies That Are Gifts All by Themselves
Scroll through and find some of our best fancy Christmas cookies to make and share with loved ones this year.
Sugar Cookie Icing
Rating: Unrated
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This icing dries hard and shiny and the colors stay bright. Choose as many different food colorings as you desire.