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Soft Drop Sugar Cookies

Soft Drop Sugar Cookies

  • Author: Mindee's Cooking Obsession
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes (per batch)
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1/2 Dozen 1x
  • Category: Cookie
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


Hate waiting for cookie dough to chill? Don't want to roll the dough out or cut it out either? Try my soft drop sugar cookies! Mix, drop, roll and bake!


Units Scale
  • 2/3 cup Shortening
  • 12 Tbs. Butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Pure Vanilla
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 cups Flour
  • Colored Sugar Sprinkles


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.  Line baking sheets with parchment paper or spray them with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and shortening together.  Beat in the sugar until fluffy.  Add the eggs and the vanilla.
  3. Add the baking powder and salt.
  4. Stir in the flour.
  5. Place the colored sprinkles in a shallow dish.  Scoop out cookie dough by tablespoonfuls and roll them through the colored sprinkles until well coated.
  6. Place the sprinkle coated balls on the prepared baking sheets and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.   Cool and eat.!

Keywords: christmas, sugar cookies, drop cookies