Funfetti Sugar Cookies
Recipe type: Cookies
Total time: 
Serves: 36-40
A soft-baked, chewy sugar cookie loaded with the fun of sprinkles.
  • 1 cup butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • ¾ cup sprinkles
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. If you don't have these, lightly grease the baking sheet.
  2. Cream butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes on medium speed. Add eggs and vanilla and beat well.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, mixing well. Stir in sprinkles and chocolate chips, if using. (Or, save the chocolate chips to press into the tops of each cookie for decoration.)
  4. Scoop dough by generous Tablespoons and roll into balls. Place balls about 2" apart on prepared baking sheet and bake for 9 minutes (they may still look slightly underbaked, they should be just set in the middle). Keep dough in the refrigerator between batches if it's a hot day in your kitchen.
  5. Let baked cookies cool on baking sheet for 3 minutes before removing to cooling rack. Repeat with remaining dough.
  6. Cookies stay soft & fresh for up to 1 week in an airtight container at room temperature, or they freeze well for longer storage. You can also roll the dough into balls and freeze the balls to bake at a later date - frozen balls may need an additional 2-4 minutes of cooking time.
Recipe by Hidden Ponies at