3-Ingredient Sugar Cookies - Delishably - Food and Drink
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3-Ingredient Sugar Cookies

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I love to bake and try out new recipes like this one. I love this recipe, and I think you will, too.

Believe it or not, this batter was made with just three ingredients.

Believe it or not, this batter was made with just three ingredients.

I love sugar cookies, so I wanted to find a recipe with just three ingredients. This recipe is what I found. It is quick to make. Most people have these ingredients in their home, so you don't have to go out and buy it. I made these cookies for my niece and nephew, and they loved them.

Cook Time

Cook timeReady inYields

15 min

15 min

15 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 stick plus 2 TBSP Butter
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Flour

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF.
  2. In a bowl, whip sugar and butter with a spoon or an electric mixer until it is fluffy.
  3. Add flour and mix them together.
  4. On a cookie sheet, use a teaspoon to drop the dough into balls approximately 1 inch apart. Flatten the cookies if you are going to decorate them.
  5. Bake cookies for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Use a fork to flatten down the cookies.

Use a fork to flatten down the cookies.

Bake until lightly brown around the edges.

Bake until lightly brown around the edges.

Questions & Answers

Question: Should I use self-rising or plain flour for this sugar cookie recipe?

Answer: You should use plain flour.

Question: Should I use unsalted or salted butter to make sugar cookies?

Answer: You could try either one. I use regular butter.

Question: Should I use powder or granulated sugar for 3-ingredient sugar cookies?

Answer: You should use granulated sugar.

Comments

Lisa on August 12, 2020:

Kaia, I am glad that you loved it.

Kaira on August 12, 2020:

It worked.....till today all my recipes for cookies were burnt or uncooked this is like the first recipe that actually worked and tatsed awesome thank u so much

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on May 14, 2020:

Robert, your welcome.

Robert Sacchi on May 14, 2020:

Thank you very much. I don't have too many ingredients in the house so this recipe fits the bill.

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on May 09, 2020:

I am sorry that you didn't like them.

Anonymous on May 08, 2020:

These were not good. They taste to much like butter. They need to have salt and baking soda in order to rise. They also need egg.

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on January 30, 2020:

I am glad that you liked it.

Art on January 26, 2020:

Thanks. Easy for a 67 yo guy. Reminded me of my mother’s shortbread cookie.

Lisa Jane on July 09, 2019:

Joanna, I am glad that you liked it. That is what I love about these cookies is that is a simple recipe.

Joanna on July 08, 2019:

These were perfect! I was looking for a simple cookie to make with my grandaughters. They were yummy.

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on May 18, 2019:

I am sorry that it didn't come out for you.

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on May 18, 2019:

Your welcome. I am glad that your family loved them.

Elizabeth on May 18, 2019:

Thanks Lisa! My family loved these. So simple and yet so great!

unknown on May 15, 2019:

this did not make anything even close to a batter until i added about 3/4 cup of milk to it, and then didnt taste very good anyways

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on July 07, 2018:

I am sorry that it didn't come out right. Did you flatten the cookies and leave some space.

Emily Greenwood on July 07, 2018:

Did these exactly by the recipe and they spread out across the pan and made a very oily sheet cookie that was nasty. Not sure what I did wrong.

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on May 08, 2018:

What names are you talking about?

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on April 02, 2018:

I am glad that it turned out good.

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on March 31, 2018:

That's great.

ebonie on March 31, 2018:

it works a lot it turned out really good

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on February 22, 2018:

Sounds good.

Cara on February 21, 2018:

I rolled them into little balls and sprinkled with icing sugar and sprinkles when they were hot. They turned out really well as my spooned ones were kind of wonky :P

Lisa Jane (author) from Maine on December 28, 2017:

No, I haven't but I will have to try it.

RTalloni on December 27, 2017:

Simple is good! Have you tried this recipe with coconut oil as a replacement for butter?