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3.4 from 43 votes

Sprinkle Sugar Cookies

Sprinkle Sugar Cookies ~ the holidays may be over, but winter carries on...and these easy sprinkled sugar cookies will help light your way right through to spring.  They're perfect for just about any occasion you can throw at them, just customize the colors!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 48 cookies


  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature, cut in pieces
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 large egg at room temperature


  • set oven to 375F
  • Put the first 4 ingredients in a food processor and pulse to combine.
  • Add the butter, sugar, and cream cheese, and pulse until the butter is well incorporated.
  • Add the egg and extracts and process until the dough comes together in a lump.
  • Scoop bits of dough out with a 1 1/2 inch cookie scoop and roll into a ball with your hands. Roll the dough in sprinkles, making sure to get them completely coated.
  • Bake, 2 inches apart, for 8 minutes. Let them cool for a minute on the cookie sheet and then transfer to a rack.