Sugar meets butter and just like that you have this  perfectly crisp cookies. Add another touch of sugar on the outside and then you will never be the same.

Those cookies were a lot of fun to put together and my son has not stopped eating them. I have helped too just in case you were wondering.

Brown Sugar Cookies

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Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 37 minutes
Servings: 24 pieces
Sugar meets butter and just like that you have this  perfectly crisp cookies.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1.5 cup dark brown sugar 1 1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3.33 cups all-purpose flour 3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • .50 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • decorator sugar crystals decorator sugar crystals


  • Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add brown sugar, beating well. Add egg and vanilla and continue beating.
  • Combine flour, soda, and salt. Add to butter mixture little at the time and beating until well blended.
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Roll dough to ¼ inch thickened between 2 sheets of wax or parchment paper. Cut into favorite shape, stars for me. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle cookies with decorator crystals.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden. Let cookies cool on baking sheet for a minute. Transfer carefully to a wire rack to cool completely.


Serving: 24g | Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 42mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 246IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg

Giangi's Kitchen provides nutritional information, but these figures should be considered estimates, as a registered dietician does not calculate them.

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