This is a super simple recipe I’ve been sitting on for a while, and I figured it was time to bring it out. So here is a super easy and simple Sugar Cookie recipe! Enjoy!

Simple Sugar Cookies

Joseph Guimarin
These are super easy and super simple. You'll love how easy and quick these are.
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 54 minutes
Course Cookies, Dessert, Snack, Snack Time, Tea Time
Cuisine American


  • 1 C Butter Softened
  • ½ C Powdered Sugar
  • ½ C Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 ¼ C All Purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp Cream of Tartar
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda


  • Preheat oven to 375℉
  • Combine butter, powdered sugar and 1/2 cup sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cream of tartar and baking soda; beat at low speed until dough forms a ball.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten to about 1 1/2 inches with bottom of glass dipped in sugar; sprinkle with decorator sugars, if desired. Bake 7-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack.
Keyword Cookie, Dessert, Easy Recipe, Snack, Sweet, Tea

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