Christmas Confetti Cookies

Annalise, Completely Delicious

Red and green-colored sprinkles dress up these simple, yet irresistible vanilla sugar cookies. Perfect for any holiday celebration, or cookie craving, they are sure to be enjoyed by all. And they likely won’t last long.

Christmas Confetti Cookies
By Annalise, Completely Delicious
Makes 2 dozen cookies

Ingredients:

1/2 cup (1 stick) + 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup Christmas-colored sprinkles

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line sheet pan with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.

In the bowl of stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, or in bowl with hand mixer, beat butter and sugar together on medium high speed until creamy and pale in color, about 3 minutes. Add egg and egg yolk and mix until combined, followed by vanilla.

In separate bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder. Add to butter mixture and mix until just combined. Add sprinkles.

Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared sheet pan, about 2 inches apart. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.

Bake until edges just start turning golden brown, about 12-14 minutes. Let cool on pan for 5 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.

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  1. Anita Kennedy said:

    I love baking for family and friends. The biscotti is a great recipe!