Sweet and delicate, these melt-in-your-mouth cookies are the highlight of the holiday season. Whether you’re looking to bake classic sugar cookies with royal icing or want to try a tasty new twist, we’ve got the perfect sugar cookie recipe just for you.
Holiday baking has never been easier thanks to this quick and easy recipe for delightful sugar cookies. You can’t go wrong with a classic!
Hot Chocolate Sugar Cookie Sandwiches
You don’t need baking chocolate to whip up these fudgy sandwich cookies. A little leftover hot chocolate mix will give you all the rich, sweet flavours you desire. Bonus: the dough freezes super well, for convenient slice-and-bake cookies in a snap.
Angel Sugar Cookies
These delicate, ultra-crumbly cookies are simply heavenly. Sprinkle coloured sugar before you bake for easy and elegant decoration.
Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies
A pre-decorated chocolate sugar cookie, these peppermint swirls are rich yet refreshing, and practically sparkle on your cookie platter. They’re the homemade solution to store-bought slice-and-bake varieties.
Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies
There’s nothing like a fresh batch of good old-fashioned classically-shaped sugar cookies decorated in royal icing with red and green spinkles to put you in the holiday spirit.
Swedish Christmas Cookies
This holiday, bring a tasty and traditional Swedish cookie to your dessert platter with this super simple recipe. Use holiday hues for the sugar coating to make them more festive.
This twist on the classic sugar cookie has a crunchy exterior but with a chewy and tender middle, with a hint of spice.
You don’t need to be a lumberjack to enjoy these soft and sweet plaid sugar cookies!
Peppermint Sugar Cookies
This is a great, simple dough to make up a batch of holiday cookies peppered with crushed candy canes and have your kids decorate them.
Dulce de Leche Mini Tortes
A dessert you can assemble in a pinch, delicate sugar cookies are layered with generous spoonfuls of dulce de leche in this delicious recipe from Anna Olson.
These mini sugar cookie cups, filled with raspberry jam and syrupy dark cherries, look fancy but are a cinch to make. Make the cookie dough in advance, so you can bake them with ease (read: less than 30 minutes) for your next potluck.
Cardamom Sugar Cookies
Cardamom is a wonderful aromatic spice to kick up the flavour in these simple sugar cookies. Sprinkle sugar or glaze them, or do both for an even more beautiful presentation.
Use this sugar cookie recipe as a base, and top with your favourite icing, sprinkled, candy and more.
Icing Sugar Cookies
Icing sugar gives this cookie a tender, sandy texture that melts on your tongue.
Citrus Chai Spice Sugar Cookies
Citrus and chai masala spice take these regular sugar cookies up a notch.
Maple Cookies with Maple Glaze
Maple-flavoured sugar cookies are topped with a sweet maple glaze.
Spiced Sugar Cookies
Use your food processor to whip up this light and tasty cookie dough in a flash. Bake them in advance and keep the kids busy decorating them!.