Sugar cookies are a must-have on every holiday cookie tray. You expect the cookie cutter, frosted snowmen, snowflakes, Christmas trees, and candy canes. But you also want the simple, classic sugar cookies with festive Christmas sprinkles. Our take on holiday sugar cookies are made special with our Christmas Sprinkle pretzels mixed in. The soft cookie combined with the crunch of the pretzel bite works so great together. Keep reading and learn how to make these treats!
Christmas Pretzel Sugar Cookies Recipe Ingredients
-2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
-1 teaspoon baking soda
-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
-1 cup butter, softened
-1 1/2 cups white sugar
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-Fatty Sundays Christmas Sprinkles, broken into chunks
Christmas Pretzel Sugar Cookies Recipe Directions
-Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a small bowl, blend flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Set aside.
-In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. -Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, and place onto baking sheets.
-Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden.
-While the cookies are still warm, place a broken Peppermint pretzel piece (about a 1 inch piece) in the center of each cookie.
-Let stand for a few minutes before removing to cool on wire racks.
Did you leave cookies for Santa by the tree when you were a kid? If so, our sugar cookies will bring you back to your childhood instantly. Paired with a cute jar of milk, these cookies will look so yummy by your Christmas tree.
As if this couldn’t get any better, it’s also National Cookie Day today! Celebrate both this national holiday, and Christmas, with these sugar pretzel cookies in hand. And don’t forget, use #fattysundays and tag us @fattysundays with your Christmas cookies for a chance to be featured on our Instagram!