Sprinkle Cookies

A Festive Holiday Cookie

PHOTO: Jeff Swartzs sprinkle cookies are shown here.
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

This fabulous recipe has been in Jeff Swartz's family for years and we're lucky he shared this with us! This recipe makes about 75 cookies, so it's the perfect cookie to make for any holiday cookie swap.


  • For the cookie batter:
  • 3 1/4 cup flour sifted
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 sticks butter or margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 tbs. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • For the frosting:
  • 1/2 box of confection sugar, (powdered sugar)
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla and almond extract
  • big tablespoon of marshmallow fluff
  • big tablespoon of spry (Crisco shortening)
  • add little bit of milk , to have the consistency of frosting
  • sprinkles
  • Cooking Directions

    Makes 75 cookies.

    Add sour cream, butter, and sugar together. Beat in both eggs and add almond and vanilla extracts.

    In a separate bowl sift flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In another bowl beat both wet and dry ingredients together alternating between both. Let dough sit over night.

    Preheat oven to 375. Using a teaspoon (or tablespoon depending on preferable size) spoon the batter onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 5-10 minutes or until edges are slightly golden brown.

    Be sure to cool cookies before frosting. In small mixing bowl beat Crisco, Fluff, sugar, and extracts. Splash in milk as needed to until mixture is smooth and has frosting consistency. Apply frosting and sprinkles and enjoy!

    Recipe courtesy Jeff Swartz.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: sour cream, confection sugar, flour, sugar, butter, vanilla extract, almond extract, milk, sprinkles

    Course: Cookies

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