Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies can be a base for so many things, allowing you to use cut them out into fun shapes and frost and decorate in a variety of ways. From the basic Sugar Cookies recipe to recipes for Eggnog-Frosted Nutmeg Sugar Cookies or Melt-in-Your-Mouth Sugar Cookies, these simple treats will delight your guests.

See Popular Sugar Cookies Recipes

Ginger-Lemon Delights

Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Spices and molasses turn sugar cookie mix into a homemade ginger cookie.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Black & White Cookies

Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2007! Use sugar cookie mix as a quick-and-easy way to get to the classic New York cake-like cookie with distinctive half-moons of chocolate and vanilla frosting.

Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Bisquick® No-Roll Sugar Cookies

Betty Crocker

Six easy ingredients will let you make melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies anytime.

Total: 55 mins

Orange Cream Cookies

Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Love that creamy, dreamy orange and vanilla frozen treat? Fall in love with a cookie that's sweetly reminiscent.

Total: 1 hr

Cran-Orange 'n Date-Nut Cookies

Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2006! Bite into a chewy cookie chock-full of fruit, nuts, coconut and candy.

Total: 1 hr

Cinna-spin Cookies

Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2008! Try a new spin on sugar cookies that's fun for kids to shape and tastes like snickerdoodles.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Linzer Cookie Tarts

Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2006! Sugar cookie mix jump-starts the making of a classic Austrian cookie layered with raspberry jam.

Total: 2 hrs

Rainbow Cookie Bars

Betty Crocker

Discover your pot of gold at the end of a taste-tempting cookie rainbow!

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Pop Art Cookies

Betty Crocker

Party time? Pop cookies-on-a-stick into glasses and let the good times roll! Cookie mix and ready-to-spread frosting make for fast festivities.

Total: 1 hr 5 mins

Betty's Best Sugar Cookies

Betty Crocker

Try this cookie recipe made with Gold Medal® all-purpose flour from Betty Crocker.

Total: 2 hrs 35 mins

Sunny Lemon Bars

Betty Crocker

Who would have guessed a pouch of sugar cookie mix got these bars off to a deliciously sweet start?

Total: 2 hrs 15 mins

Lemon Linzer Bars

Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2007! Luscious layers of sugar cookie, raspberry jam and dreamy lemon cream cheese are the big temptations in this bar.

Total: 5 hrs 15 mins

How to Bake Sugar Cookies

Everyone associates sugar cookies with the holidays, but once you learn how to bake sugar cookies, you'll want to make them every time you’re craving a treat.

How to Make Sugar Cookies

Since they're made with such simple ingredients--sugar, flour, vanilla, baking powder, a little salt--it's easy to think of sugar cookies as the Plain Janes of cookies. That is, until you break out the cookie cutters and colored sugar, the sprinkles and colored icing, the candy pieces and other adornments. But sugar cookies are more than just show pieces. When you know how to make sugar cookies just right, their understated sweetness and delicate texture are anything but ordinary--even when you eat them plain.

Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Ladies' Home Journal

Here's a basic sugar cookie recipe that is delicious enough to be eaten year-round, or you can roll it out and make shapes for any holiday.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Raspberry Streusel Bars

Betty Crocker

Fruit jam that you probably have on hand makes the tasty filling in this easy-to-make layered bar.

Total: 3 hrs 20 mins

Spumoni Chunk Cookies

Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Cherries, chocolate and pistachios transform sugar cookie mix into a flavorful "spumoni" burst.

Total: 50 mins
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