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how to make Christmas Sprinkle Cookies

Christmas Sprinkle Cookies

Show some holiday spirit with these adorable & delicious Christmas Sprinkle Cookies. Easy to make & are sure to make the season jolly for everyone!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas, cookies, sprinkles
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 35


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup Christmas-colored sprinkles


  • In a large mixer bowl, beat butter & sugar at medium speed until fluffy, scraping sides as needed.
  • Beat in egg & extract.
  • Add flour & salt to butter mixture, beating just until combined.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sprinkles.
  • Place on a paper plate & flatten slightly with the bottom of a glass.
  • Top with a pinch of additional sprinkles
  • Freeze until firm, approximately 15 minutes.
  • While the dough is chilling, preheat oven to 350° & line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Remove from freezer & place at least 2 inches apart on prepared pans.
  • Bake until edges are lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Let cool on pans 2 minutes.
  • Remove from pans, & let cool completely on wire racks.
  • Store in airtight containers up to 3 days.