homemade sugar cookie mix: no more need for the prepackaged mix!
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Homemade Sugar Cookie Mix

Don't buy that sugar cookie mix at the store! Make your own homemade DIY Sugar Cookie Mix! It makes better cookies and it makes a great holiday gift.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 batch; 24 cookies
Calories 83kcal
Author Dorothy Kern

Ingredients

 For the Mix:

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup mix-ins sprinkles and/or mini chocolate chips and/or nuts

To make the Cookies:

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter softened and sliced into tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg

Instructions

To make the mix:

  • Whisk all ingredients in a large bowl. Continue with making instructions or place in a resealable bag or large jar (3 pint to 1 quart sized jar or container).

To make the cookies:

  • (If you’re gifting this mix, attach the following directions to the jar.)
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two cookie sheets with silpat liners or parchment paper.
  • Place mix in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. (Or, a large bowl if using a hand mixer.) Add butter and mix slowly until crumbly. (This will take a minute or two in a stand mixer; longer with a hand mixer.) Add vanilla and egg and mix until a cookie dough forms.
  • Scoop 2 tablespoon balls of dough (use a cookie scoop if you have one) onto cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes. I like to take them out as soon as the bottom starts to turn brown (about 9 minutes for my oven) even though the centers may still be a little glossy, and let them finish cooking as they cool. Store in an airtight container or ziploc bag for up to 4 days, or freeze for up to one month.

Nutrition

Serving: 24g | Calories: 83kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 857mg | Sugar: 6g