Delicious Sugar Cookies with Creamy Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Delicious Sugar Cookies with Creamy Buttercream Frosting Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 03, 2024

Indulge in the delectable combination of buttery sugar cookies topped with creamy buttercream frosting with this easy-to-follow recipe. Perfect for any occasion, these cookies are a crowd-pleaser and will have everyone coming back for more.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • For the buttercream frosting:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tbsp heavy cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg and vanilla extract, mix well.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until a dough forms.
  5. Roll out the dough on a floured surface to about 1/4 inch thick and use cookie cutters to cut out shapes.
  6. Place the cookies on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
  7. Let the cookies cool completely before frosting.
  8. For the buttercream frosting, cream the butter in a mixing bowl until smooth. Gradually add the powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and enough heavy cream to reach your desired consistency.
  9. Spread the buttercream frosting on the cooled cookies and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Sugar cookies have been a popular treat in America since the 1700s.
  • Buttercream frosting is a classic choice for topping sugar cookies due to its smooth texture and sweet flavor.