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Decorated Sugar Cookies

These sugar cookies are both gluten-free and so delicious! Everyone will love how buttery and soft they are and nobody will EVER know they are gluten-free!
Prep Time1 hr 15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time1 hr 23 mins
Course: cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: decorated, gluten free sugar cookies, sugar cookies
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 156kcal



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a stand mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  • Add vanilla and almond extracts
  • In another bowl, combine remaining ingredients
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until well combined
  • Refrigerate dough for 1 hour
  • Heavily flour your work surface with white rice flour
  • Place half the dough on to surface and top with more white rice flour
  • Roll out dough and cut out shapes with cookie cutters
  • Gently place cookies on a greased or silicone mat lined baking sheet (I use a spatula)
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8-9 minutes or until slightly golden brown
  • Cool on pan 3-5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack
  • Continue with the other half of the dough
  • Frost the cookies with your favorite royal or decorating icing recipe once they are completely cooled


Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg