Easy Holiday Cookies: Prep For The Holidays

Get ready for the holidays with these easy holiday cookies. Simple to make and quick to prepare! The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

I don’t know about you, but when the holidays begin to creep up on us I try to become as prepared as possible. Not that that’s saying much, but I do like to do a little holiday prep. Today I’m testing out an easy holiday cookie recipe.

This recipe is so easy in fact, you likely already have everything you need to make these cookies right in your kitchen.

Easy three ingredient brown sugar holiday cookies with fun holiday sprinkles on top!

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Simple Holiday Cookie Recipe

Back to this wicked easy holiday cookie recipe. Whether you like to serve red and green holiday cookies the day after Thanksgiving or like to wait until closer to Christmas, these are a perfect sweet treat to share with family and friends.

This recipe has only 3 main ingredients and optional candy or sprinkles — you can whip these cookies up in less than 30 minutes.

It’s likely you already have all the ingredients you need to make simple holiday cookies, so print the recipe, head to the kitchen, and get started!

Easy three ingredient holiday cookies

Easy Holiday Cookies

3 ingredient holiday cookies
Servings 12 Cookies
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 17 mins
Total Time 22 mins


  • 1 stick plus 2 tbs butter 10 tbs at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • Optional – Holiday Sprinkles or Candies


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees
  • Beat butter on medium speed until creamed, add dark brown sugar and continue beating until well combined.
  • Mix in flour on low mixer setting.
  • Form cookie dough into 1″ balls using lightly floured hands. Place them 2 inches apart on a parchment lined or non-stick baking sheet and press lightly until they’re about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
  • Add holiday sprinkles
  • Bake for 15-17 minutes
Author: Scrappy Geek
Cost: $5
Course: Sugar
Cuisine: American

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  1. This dough really isn’t wet enough to roll out and probably would not hold the shape of cookie cutters when baked, if that was what you were thinking 🙂

  2. Can you roll out this dough instead of forming the balls ?

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