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Sprinkle Sugar Cookies | The Bearfoot Baker

Sprinkle Sugar Cookies


  • 4 cups 17 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 sticks butter 8 ounces unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup of sprinkles


  • Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into a bowl.
  • Add butter and sugar to the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix on medium speed until pale and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla and mix.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture one cup at a time and mix until it is all combined.
  • Divide dough into 3 discs and wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until firm, at least one hour or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • Let disk of dough stand at room temperature just until soft enough to roll, about 10 minutes.
  • Bake for 6-9 minutes.