XXL Buttery Soft Sugar Cookie

one giant sprinkle sugar cookie

The only thing better than drop sugar cookies is a GIANT SUGAR COOKIE! Like, practically-the-size-of-my-head cookie. A big, soft, fluffy sugar cookie stuffed with sprinkles. A TON of sprinkles.

This XXL cookie is so simple. Seriously! Just throw reduced amounts of sugar cookie ingredients into a small bowl, stir, throw in the sprinkles, bake and BOOM! You’ve got yourself a cookie big enough to share. Well, if you feel like sharing.

What I love *most* about this particular cookie is that it is so soft. You know those rock hard sugar cookies you practically have to break your teeth to bite into? Well, this cookie literally melts in your mouth. It’s fluffy, soft, sweet, thick, chewy, and buttery… pretty much all of my cookie requirements.

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one giant sugar cookie with sprinkles

XXL Buttery Soft Sugar Cookie

  • Author: Sally
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 giant cookie
  • Category: Cookies
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Makes 1 large cookie, perfect for sharing. Or not!


Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons beaten egg (crack the egg, beat it, and use 2 tbsp)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 6 Tablespoons all-purpose flour (spoon & leveled)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 Tablespoons sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Spray cookie sheet with nonstick spray or use a silicone baking mat.
  2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, stir the butter and sugar together until creamed. Mix in the egg and vanilla.
  3. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt, cream of tartar, and sprinkles until just combined. Do NOT overmix.
  4. Place the dough in the center of the prepared cookie sheet into a tall ball (see picture above). Bake for 14-16 minutes until the edges are browned. The center may appear undone but that’s what you want. It will firm up. Allow to cool completely ON the baking sheet. Enjoy!

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