Spring Sugar Cookies (Galletas de Azucar)
Spring Sugar Cookies (Galletas de Azucar)
It would not be spring without a soft sugar cookie decorated with colorful sprinkles! Easy recipe! Delicious cookie!
Spring Sugar Cookies (Galletas de Azucar)
Spring Sugar Cookies (Galletas de Azucar)
It would not be spring without a soft sugar cookie decorated with colorful sprinkles! Easy recipe! Delicious cookie!
Servings Prep Time
24cookies 25minutes
Cook Time
8-10minutes
Servings Prep Time
24cookies 25minutes
Cook Time
8-10minutes
Ingredients
For the Sugar Cookies
  • 1cup unsalted butterat room temperature
  • 1cup sugar
  • 2large eggs
  • teaspoons vanilla bean paste or extract
  • 1/2teaspoon coconut extract
  • 2tablespoons lemon juice
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • 3cups all-purpose flour
For the Frosting
  • 3cups powdered sugar
  • 3tablespoons butterat room temperature
  • 6-7tablespoons milk
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4-5drops yellow food coloring
  • blue food coloringto taste
You Will Also Need
  • 1/4 cup pastel sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Using a stand mixer or electric hand mixer, cream the butter and sugar until smooth and fluffy.
  3. Mix in one egg at a time. Then mix in the vanilla bean paste, coconut extract and lemon juice.
  4. Combine the baking powder and flour. Gradually mix the dry ingredients to the wet until dough forms.
  5. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. Roll 24 equal cookie dough balls and place 12 on each baking sheet. Using your hands, flatten the dough ball slightly. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
  6. Once cookies are cooled, prepare the frosting. Mix the powdered sugar and butter together. Gradually add in the milk a little at a time until you have a smooth frosting. Mix in 3-5 drops of the yellow food coloring until desired color is reached.
  7. Frost 12 cookies and after each cookie, add some sprinkles.
  8. To the remaining frosting, add a few drops of blue food coloring until desired green color. Frost remaining cookies and add sprinkles.
Recipe Notes

After cookies have been frosted and decorated. Let sit for a few hours before storing in an airtight container for a few days. Place wax paper in between layers to keep frosting from getting ruined.