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Decorated Sugar Cookies

Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 11 mins
Yield Makes 24 (3-inch) cookies or about 10 (5-inch) cookies (serving size: 1 (3-inch) cookie)
Start with a basic sugar cookie dough to make these holiday cookies and top with icing and your choice of colorful sugar sprinkles.

Ingredients

Nutrition Information

  • calories 69
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 10 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 54 mg
  • calcium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare Basic Cookie Dough, adding 3 tablespoons additional flour at step Roll dough into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 1 hour. Remove the dough from the fridge and place it between 2 large pieces of plastic wrap. Roll out to between 1/8- and 1/4-inch thick. Cut into desired shapes, place on cookie sheets, and bake for 11 minutes, or until golden around edges. Let the cookies cool completely before decorating.