Hanukkah Sugar Cookies

3.5
(41) 31 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
3
hr.
25
min.
Servings

About 4-1/2 doz. or 27 servings, 2 cookies each

A rich butter and cream cheese cookie dough is rolled out, cut into holiday shapes, sprinkled with colored sugar and baked for a festive treat.

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  • Beat first 4 ingredients in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add flour; mix well. Cover. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • Heat oven to 350°F. Roll out dough to 1/8-inch-thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut into shapes with 2-inch cookie cutters; sprinkle with colored sugar. Or, leave plain to frost later with decorating icing (after cookies are baked and cooled). Place on baking sheets.
  • Bake 12 to 15 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Cool completely.

Substitute

Substitute 1/2 tsp. almond extract for the vanilla.

Size-Wise

Spend time with family and friends making and decorating these fun holiday cookies. Then, treat yourself to a serving of 2 of these festive cookies.

Servings

  • About 4-1/2 doz. or 27 servings, 2 cookies each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size About 4-1/2 doz. or 27 servings, 2 cookies each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 130
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 80mg
Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 3g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • mjhirsch89 |

    Great Recipe!

  • Stanbro81 |

    This is my family's favorite cookie recipe. I add an egg, extra real vanilla and an egg when I make it and we decorate it with royal icing. When I take something to an event, these cookies are what everyone requests. Make sure to chill them extra well before rolling out.

  • seraphim-7673 |

    These are definitely not traditional sugar cookies. They are more like a pastry and very bland. This recipe is very similar to my kolaczki recipe. If you can get away from the fact of this being a sugar cookie, then they are good cookies - just don't expect to eat a sugar cookie. Also, I glazed them to add some sweetness.

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