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Soft Frosted Sugar Cookies

These Soft Frosted Sugar Cookies are just what you're looking for! Bakery-style cookies topped with frosting and sprinkles, so good!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword frosted sugar cookies, soft sugar cookies
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 8 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 210kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


for the cookies-

for the frosting-


  • Cream butter, oil, and sugar together until smooth and light. Stir in eggs and vanilla and whip until light and fluffy. Stir in dry ingredients slowly until all incorporated.
    3/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 cups granulated sugar, 2 large eggs, 1 tablespoon vanilla extract, 3 cups all purpose flour, 1/4 cup cornstarch, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
    sugar cookie dough in a metal bowl with a spatula
  • Refrigerate dough for 2-3 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Remove cookie dough from the refrigerator and roll it out on a lightly floured surface. Cut into 2-inch circles and place 2 inches apart onto the prepared baking sheet.
    cut out sugar cookie dough on a parchment paper lined baking sheet
  • Bake 7-9 minutes or until barely golden brown. Cool 5 minutes before removing to cooling rack.
  • For the frosting, stir butter, sugar, and vanilla together with the mixer on low. Slowly pour in milk until frosting starts to come together and becomes thick, light, and fluffy. {Go slow to make sure it stays on the thicker side!} Whip 1 minute.
    1/2 cup butter, 1 lb powdered sugar, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1-2 tablespoons cold milk
    buttercream frosting in a metal bowl with a spatula
  • Spread each cookie with a generous amount of frosting and top with a variety of sprinkles. Serve.
    frosted sugar cookies on parchment paper


Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 212IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg