Heavenly Drop Cookies

Heavenly Drop Cookies

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


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These are a form of sugar cookie that just might replace your usual recipe!


These cookies are part of our 2016 Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies edition; find 12+ drop cookie recipes by clicking on this article link.



If you forget to soften your butter and are in a hurry, you can microwave it but don't melt it--that will change the consistency of the cookie. Just do 10 seconds at a time to soften.


  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch salt


  • 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2 Cream sugar with butter.
  • 3 Add egg and vanilla.
  • 4 Mix in remainder of ingredients.
  • 5 Drop onto cookie sheet covered with parchment paper.
  • 6 Bake 8-10 minutes.



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