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Super Soft Sugar Cookie Recipe

These deliciously buttery and super soft sugar cookies are so easy and tasty, you won’t even mind having to make more since they disappear so fast.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Sugar Cookies, Frosted Sugar Cookies, Soft sugar cookies, sugar cookies
Servings: 36
Calories: 125kcal


  • ¾ cup butter (softened)
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • cups all-purpose flour


  • cups powdered sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons butter (softened)
  • ½ Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 Tablespoons milk


  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar.
  • Mix in eggs and vanilla until combined.
  • Add salt, baking powder and flour and mix until well incorporated.
  • Cover dough bowl with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for one hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Roll cookies into 1-inch balls and flatten with the bottom of a drinking glass until 1/4-inch thick.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until slightly golden brown on the bottom.
  • Let cool completely.
  • In a stand mixer or large mixing bowl, beat together powdered sugar and butter until creamy. Mix in vanilla and milk until smooth.
  • Frost cooled cookies with frosting and top with sprinkles, if desired.


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 16mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 163IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg