Braided Sugar Cookie Sticks

Dipping cookie sticks in hot cocoa

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This sugar cookie dough is great if you want a cookie to hold its shape.  Create your own works of art perfect for dipping and eating!  Be sure to catch the tips below!


  • 1 cup butter, softened to room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 2/3 cup flour


  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Beat together the butter and sugar until creamy and well blended
  • Stir in vanilla, salt and egg
  • Gradually fold in flour until you have a solid round cookie dough ball to work with
  • Wrap dough ball in plastic and refrigerate for 30 minutes
  • Remove dough and work into the shapes you desire.  See my post instructions to learn how you can braid the dough strips
  • Place cookie dough shapes onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Place in freezer for 15 minutes before baking
  • Bake for 5-7 minutes, or until the edges start to brown.  Watch them carefully to work with your own oven.
  • Place on cooling rack to cool
  • Enjoy!

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