Frosted Sugar Cookies

We are taking it back to childhood today with these Frosted Sugar Cookies...aka Lofthouse Cookies! A soft sugar cookie made with cake flour, a splash of almond extract, and two secret ingredients that create the perfect cookie. Bonus? These cookies don't need any refrigeration and are ready in less than 30 minutes!

4 Quick Tips For These Frosted Sugar Cookies

01 Make sure all your ingredients are room temperature!

02 Be careful to not over mix the cookie dough.

03 It's best to use a cookie scoop to ensure all cookies are the same size.

04 The cookie dough can be frozen and baked at a later date!

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Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Beat in egg, vanilla, and almond extracts.


Add flour, corn starch, milk powder, and baking soda. Mix only to blend.


Use a 1½ Tablespoon cookie scoop to portion dough. Roll each dough scoop between your palms until it forms a smooth ball.


Flatten slightly. Bake for 12 minutes, or until cookies have lost their shine. Allow to cool on baking sheet.


Beat butter and sugar until smooth. Add cream, vanilla, and food coloring. Beat until blended in completely.


Spread onto cooled cookies. Top with sprinkles.


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