Sprinkle Sugar Cookies

Sprinkle Sugar Cookies

Makes 30 cookies
Author Wendy Sondov themondaybox.com

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup nonpareil sprinkles

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour and salt. Set aside
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar at least 3 minutes, until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  5. Gradually, add the flour mixture and mix until incorporated.
  6. Use a medium (2 tablespoon) scoop to portion the dough. Roll each dough portion into a ball and roll in nonpareil sprinkles to coat. Place 2 in. apart on prepared baking sheet. Flatten cookies slightly with palm of hand.
  7. Bake 14-16 minutes. The cookies will not brown, but the centers of cookies should be semi-firm to the touch. Remove from the oven.
  8. Cool on the baking sheet for 2 minutes before placing on a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Packing Tips

Double wrap pairs of cookies (with bottoms together) in plastic wrap, then place in a column in an airtight container or freezer weight zip lock bag. For longer storage, vacuum sealing is recommended.