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Soft Sugar Cookies

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 12
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This crazy-easy cookie dough hack turns classic Pillsbury™ sugar cookie dough into a soft and fluffy cookie that will become your family's most-requested treat. MORE+ LESS-

Dorothy Kern
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

Cookies

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookie dough
1
egg yolk
1/2
cup all-purpose flour

Frosting

3
tablespoons butter, softened
3
cups powdered sugar
1
tablespoon vanilla
2
tablespoons milk
Candy sprinkles, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Place 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ sugar cookie dough, 1 egg yolk, and 1/2 cup all-purpose flour in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  • 2
    Scoop 2-tablespoon-size balls of cookie dough onto cookie sheets covered with silicone baking mats or cooking parchment paper. Refrigerate dough balls 15 minutes. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 3
    Bake chilled cookies 12 to 14 minutes or until light brown. Cool completely before frosting.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, beat 3 tablespoons softened butter, 3 cups powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed. Add milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired frosting consistency. Frost cookies. Decorate with sprinkles. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

Color your frosting with food color, and top with candy sprinkles for a fun party dessert.

Skip the frosting, and make ice cream sandwiches with your soft sugar cookies!

Nutrition Information

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