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Sugar Cookies for Everyone 18 December, 2017 | Dessert, Holiday

GLUTEN-FREE: Below recipe is awesome- just substitute AP flour for 1:1 G/f flour (we sell Pamela’s, Bob’s and Cup 4 Cup) VEGAN: Substitute vegan butter, substitute sugar for honey, omit egg and add ½ cup melted coconut oil.

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  • For cookies: 1 stick of butter, softened
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups All Purpose flour
  • 1 tsp cornstarch (or tapioca flour)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • For icing: 1 ½ cups caster or fondant sugar, sifted
  • 2 Tbls milk or hot water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


For cookies: Using an electric mixer, cream together butter and honey. Add vanilla and egg. In a separate mixing bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, salt and baking powder. Slowly add dry mixture to butter mixture until dough is well combined and uniform. Refrigerate dough 30-60 minutes, until firm.

Preheat oven to 300°F. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to ¼” thick and cut into shapes. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.

For icing: Stir to combine. Add color if desired.

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