Sand Dollar Cookies
Looking for a fun little cookie recipe that you can make with your kids this summer? You will love this recipe for Sand Dollar Cookies!
If you are at the beach or just dreaming of the beach, these fun Sand Dollar Cookies are the perfect treat to celebrate your love for the shore and I also love that you could make these cookies with or without the “from scratch” directions. If you don’t have time to make your own, then you could easily modify this recipe to be made with a ready made mix or store bought cookies.
Sand Dollar Cookies
- 1/2 C unsalted butter, room temp
- 3/4 C sugar
- 1 egg, room temperature
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 1/2 C flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cream of tartar
Cinnamon Sugar Topping Ingredients:
- 1/4 C sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 C sliced almonds
-Using a hand-held mixer, cream the softened butter for about 1 minute on medium speed.
-Once the butter is nice and smooth, add the sugar until fluffy and light in color.
-Beat the egg and vanilla. Set aside.
-Whisk the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and cream of tartar together.
-Gradually add the dry ingredients in thirds to the wet ingredients with the mixer on low.
-Using a small ice cream scoop the dough into balls.
Cinnamon Sugar Topping Directions:
– Combine the sugar and cinnamon together in a small bowl. Mix well.
-with your hands roll each dough ball into the cinnamon sugar.
-Position and lay 5 sliced almonds onto the tops of each dough ball.
-Chill the dough balls on the cookie sheet lined with parchment paper for one hour or so.
-Preheat oven to 350F.
-Bake chilled cookie dough for only 8 minutes.
– Allow the cookies to cool on the cookie sheets for 3 minutes.
-Transfer the cookies to wire rack to cool completely.
Easy to make and so lovely, these fun Sand Dollar cookies will be a hit at any event, and they taste delicious as well!
I think that these Sand Dollar Cookies are so pretty, and a wonderful and fun idea for your beach themed event or celebration!