All Sugar Cookie

  • Royal icing for sugar cookies piped into a variety of patterns and sent on a cooling rack.
    30 min
    The secret to easy sugar cookies? Cream cheese! These homemade sugar cookies are easy to roll out but firm enough to decorate. Bet you can’t eat just one! Decorate with frosting, royal icing, or sparkling sugar.
  • Sugar Cookies
    Tried-and-true, fabulous sugar cookie recipe! Old fashioned, easy to make buttery cookies, perfect to decorate for the holidays!
  • A small stack of red and white frosted cookies set next to a glass of milk.
    3 hrs, 41 min
    If you're a fan of soft and cakey Lofthouse-style sugar cookies, then this is the recipe for you! Add a generous layer of frosting and some rainbow sprinkles, and these cookies are ready for a party.
  • Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies on Mesh Baking sheet
    22 min
    Simple Soft Sugar Cookies! Soft and chewy, just like when we were kids. Serve them plain, with frosting, or sprinkled with colored sugars. They're ready for a birthday party, potluck, or bake sale!
  • Easy Sugar Cookies
    3 hrs, 50 min
    These sugar cookies with a sweet almond flavor are easy to make, and festive for any occasion!
  • Royal icing for sugar cookies decorated and set on a cooling rack.
    15 min
    Want to make cookies so pretty they could be in a bakery? Royal icing is your answer! We have a basic recipe, plus lots of tips and instructions for making beautiful decorated sugar cookies for Christmas, birthdays, or other celebrations.
  • Royal icing and sprinkles decorate circle sugar cookies.
    Ready to take your cookies to the next level with royal icing? Go beyond basic piping and flooding, and explore these advanced techniques for making bakery-worthy decorated cookies. Try flocking, layering, adding candies, and more!
  • Ready to make some cookies and decorate a cake or two? Then you’ll need a few tools—not too many, just the essentials. Here’s what we recommend.