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Buttery Soft Halloween Sugar Cookies

Have a spooky sweet Halloween with these fun and festive sugar cookies! They are my all time favorite holiday recipe for buttery soft and delicious cut out cookies.

I love to bake Sugar Cookies! The possibilities are endless especially for spooky season. These cookies are sure to be a hit at any Halloween party. This recipe yields about 4 dozen cookies.

Halloween Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients:

  • 3 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup softened butter (not melted)
  • 1 1/2 cups of granulated white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Directions: 

  • Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together, set aside. In a large bowl, cream together softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then add in the vanilla. Gradually blend in the sifted ingredients until fully absorbed. Cover dough, and chill for 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets. On a clean floured surface, roll out small portions of chilled dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out shapes using cookie cutters. You can find all kinds of cute and funny Halloween cookie cutters here.

Time To Bake!

  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are barely brown. Allow cookies to cool for on the cookie sheet for 5-10 minutes. Then move from cookie sheets onto wire racks to finish cooling. Once cooled decorate using your favorite royal icing colors and flavors. You can also use buttercream frosting for an fun and easy decorating idea for children.

These cookies will keep their shape nicely and remain soft and chewy long after being cooled. They will be a big hit at parties! They remain fresh for 2-3 weeks if kept in an airtight container.

Bake ahead and store in the freezer. They will remain fresh for 3-6 months as long as they are wrapped tightly in plastic and kept in an airtight container. I honestly don’t know who would wait that long to eat them.  Enjoy!

I hope you enjoy making this recipe, if so share it and also see my classic recipe for Easy Royal Icing!

Also see: 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

 




Have A Bootiful Halloween

Boo to you from our Crew!

Witchy Boo Halloween Tees and Accessories are here! Fall is my favorite time of year! The chill in the air as the temperatures drop and leaves begin to change means one thing…Halloween is near! Stay warm and comfy with these Halloween sweatshirts and hoodies, or if you live in a warmer climate stay cool in these cute and comfy tees.

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This year I have also added Popsockets, Iphone, and Samsung cell phone accessories! This cute design comes in ten styles and several colors, also available in Men’s, Women’s and Kid’s sizes. Get one for each member of the family to create a spooky matching family outfit! I wish you a safe and Happy Halloween! All items are linked below, and don’t forget to Eat, Drink, And Be Scary! See Buttery Soft Halloween Sugar Cookies

  1. Witchy Boo Halloween Ghost T-Shirt

  2. Witchy Boo Halloween Ghost Premium T-Shirt

  3. Womens Witchy Boo Halloween Ghost V-Neck T-Shirt

  4. Witchy Boo Halloween Ghost PopSockets Swappable PopGrip

  5. Galaxy S20 Witchy Boo Halloween Ghost Case

  6. iPhone 12/12 Pro Witchy Boo Halloween Ghost Case

  7. Womens Witchy Boo Halloween Ghost Raglan Baseball Tee

  8. Witchy Boo Halloween Ghost Long Sleeve T-Shirt

  9. Witchy Boo Halloween Ghost Sweatshirt

  10. Witchy Boo Halloween Ghost Unisex Pullover Hoodie

Some items can also be found on the blogs shop page. Also see: Coastal Fall Ideas & Inspiration 2022

I witch you a Happy Halloween!

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