Whether you want to go traditional or try something new, these sugar cookies deliver with delicious icings, unusual flavors
and festive shapes.
Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookies
Elaborate as this cookie looks, it's super easy to pull off. The sturdy dough can be cut into any shape and is iced with melted
white chocolate morsels. To intensify the vanilla flavor, vanilla bean seeds are stirred into the dough. If you don't have
a vanilla bean, double the vanilla extract.
Ready to shake up your sugar cookie repertoire? The double hit of cinnamon (on the inside and out) and the crispy, crunchy
texture make these treats perfect for packaging and giving during the holidays.
This Christmas, Santa won't leave a crumb on his plate after trying these luscious cookies topped with a tart-sweet lemon
icing. Tint the icing with food coloring, and then add sprinkles, colored sugar, or candied lemon zest if your inner artist
Put up your feet after a long day of shopping and give yourself a sweet and crunchy treat. These not-so-traditional sugar
cookies call for cooking granulated sugar until it hardens into a brittle caramel. Then crushed bits of caramel are folded
into buttery cookie dough.
The soft dough for this simple sugar cookie is versatile enough to use for a handful of variations—from lemon thumbprints
to chocolate kiss cookies to sugar cookies with a miniature peanut butter cup in the center.