Super Simple Sugar Cookies

There’s no need to run to the grocery store for this cookie recipe. With only three simple ingredients, you’ll be able to make these cookies in pinch. Don’t have any butter? Substitute oil and adjust flour accordingly. Add vanilla or almond extract for additional flavor.



  • 1

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

  • 2

    Line baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.

  • 3

    Combine sugar and softened butter in medium bowl. Add vanilla.

  • 4

    Add flour and mix until a dough is formed.

  • 5

    Form dough into small, spoon-sized balls and place on baking sheet.

  • 6

    Use hands or cup to flatten the dough balls to ½ inch thick.

  • 7

    Bake for 12-16 minutes.

  • 8

    Let cool then frost.