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Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies

Buttery, sweet Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies taste like your favorite fresh-from-the-bakery cookies. Perfect for Christmas when rolled in green and red sprinkles.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Christmas Cookies
Cuisine American
Servings 3 dozen


  • 1/2 cup Butter (softened)
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon Almond extract
  • 1 3/4 cup Flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 3 ounce Jar rainbow sprinkles


  • In a large mixing bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and extracts and beat for 2-3 minutes, until combined and smooth.
  • In a small bowl, sift or whisk together the flour, salt and baking powder. Add to the mixing bowl and beat just until completely combined.
  • Pour the rainbow sprinkles into a bowl or on a plate. Roll about a tablespoon of dough into a ball then roll through the sprinkles. Place on a cookie sheet and repeat until done.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
Keyword Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies