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Easy Sugar Cutout Cookies

Easy Sugar Cutout Cookies

Total Time To Complete: 24 Minutes
Makes: 5 1/2 dozen cookies

Suitable for ages 3 - 12

based on 3 reviews
Easy Sugar Cutout Cookies are easy to please treats that will have the kids wanting to join in the fun this holiday. By allowing them to create and design a variety of holiday shapes and sizes, your cookie tray is sure to sparkle.


  • 1 tub (36 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Sugar Cookie Tub Dough
  • All-purpose flour
  • Easy Cookie Icing (recipe follows)
  • Decorator sprinkles, candies, sugars (optional)


PREHEAT oven to 350º F. Sprinkle flour onto work surface.

ROLL dough to 1/4-inch thickness, using additional flour as needed to prevent sticking. Cut with 2 1/2-inch cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Repeat with trimmings.

BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. (Smaller cutters and sharp edges tend to produce darker cookies.) Cool for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Decorate as desired. Store in tightly covered container.


COMBINE 2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract in small bowl. Stir in additional milk, a teaspoon at a time, until desired consistency. For colored icing, tint with food coloring. Makes about 2/3 cup.

Cookie shapes can be decorated with sprinkles, candies and sugar prior to baking. Bake as directed above.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size:1/5 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 5

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 80
  • Calories from Fat: 25
  • Total Fat: 3g (5% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 1g (5% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 5mg (2% of DV)
  • Sodium: 50mg (2% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 14g (5% of DV)
  • Sugars: 9g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Simply Wonderful

Sandra Jourdan from Kell, IL

Easy, quickest, and best tasting cookie I ever made..This web site has made my holiday baking a joy......Thank You

Easy tasty Sugar cutouts

Alita Felts from Pawnee Rock, KS

I was looking for something i can do with one hand since a stroke took the other one and I am a good cook so these are just great! in all ways! Thank You!

Sugar Cookies

Nikki Roros from Baltimore, MD

This is so easy, I let my kids make these cookies for the holidays...they have fun using the cookie cutters and decorating the cookies. My job, according to them is that I am allowed to roll out the dough for them, and get the cookies out of the oven. Actually I love my job; it’s fun watching them.

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