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Patriotic Cookies

Patriotic Cookies are a super easy and festive sugar cookie recipe to make on Memorial Day or 4th of July.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert


  • 2 Sticks Butter Room Temperature
  • 1 Cup Granulated White Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • Sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • In the mixing bowl, mix butter, egg, vanilla and sugar together until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl combine baking powder with the flour and then add a little at a time to the wet ingredients. The dough will be stiff. DO NOT CHILL THE DOUGH.
  • Scoop into tablespoon sized balls and place on a nonstick pan.
  • Slightly flatten each ball with a spoon/spatula.
  • Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and place sprinkles on the cookies. They should stick due to the cookies being warm.
  • Let  the cookies cool on the pan until firm enough to transfer to a cooling rack.
  • Serve & enjoy!
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