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Christmas chocolate sugar cookies with buttercream dip

By: Bella Bucchiotti
Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without Christmas chocolate sugar cookies! You will enjoy these homemade cookies and buttercream dip with a glass of milk. Sugar cookie dippers also go down well at any Christmas party or school party.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 36




  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter, softened  
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 2 Cup icing sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 Cup sprinkles, of choice  


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or place parchment paper on two baking sheets.  
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, cocoa, and baking soda. Set aside.  
  • With an electric mixer, cream butter, white and brown sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture gradually and mix until well combined.  
  • Form dough into a ball, cover with Saran Wrap, and refrigerate 1-2 hours, until easy to handle.  
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into 1/8 inch thickness. Cut out dough with desired cookie cutters. Place on baking sheets and bake 8-10 minutes. Cool 4-5 minutes before moving to cooling racks. Let cool completely before dipping in icing.  
  • To make icing, mix together icing sugar and butter until smooth and. Add vanilla. Add milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Mix in sprinkles.  
  • Add icing to a small serving bowl and serve with cookies on the side.


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 38mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 244IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg
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