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Easy Drop Cookies Recipe

Easy Drop Cookies

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"My mother made these all year round, she would just change the color of sugar in which they were dipped. Consider putting a small amount of powdered drink mix (e.g.. Kool-Aid crystals) in white sugar to get different colors, and a little flavor. (Don't omit the sugar or the flavor will be too strong. )"

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Original recipe makes 3 - 4 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cream together butter or margarine and white sugar. Add egg, vanilla and milk. Mix well.
  3. Gradually add flour, baking soda and salt. Mix well. Roll spoonfuls of dough in your hands and dip one end in colored sugar. Place on baking sheets and press top down with a glass. Bake for 12 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 27, 2010

I took the dough and wrapped it around a Hershey kiss. I put the dough about half way up. Its perfect for that.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 29, 2004

These cookies were just ok for me. I will say that it was very easy to make and the ingredients are pretty much always on hand, however I like a "cookie" taste and not a "cake-y" taste. If you like more of the cake texture then these are for you.


30 Ratings

Jul 04, 2006

This is a great recipe! I added 1 pkg of Lemon Pudding and a 1 tsp of real Lemon Juice and Voila! Great cookies! Oh yeah, sprinkled them with powdered sgar too!

Dec 07, 2010

These cookies are fantastic! They are light with crispy edges and soft centers. They aren't too sweet and have a delicate flavor, perfect for icing or eating plain! The only adjustments I made were 1.) cut the baking soda in half for a slightly denser cookie and 2.) cut the salt in half as well (it tends to overpower the cookie). Otherwise, these are easy and delicious!! Excellent recipe!

Dec 30, 2010

Very good! Kids like them. Next time I do think I will cut the salt back a little. I made them exactly how the recipe said. Definately a solid recipe!

May 03, 2008

I agree, these cookies were just ok for me but they were still very satisfying. These were very easy for me to make, as they were my first cookie that I made from this website. I rolled the cookies but before I put them onto the baking sheet, I rolled them in cinnamon, almost like a snickerdoodle. I think that next time I'm going to put something else in them to make them a little more flavor in them and use a little less butter. I also think I may have used a little too much baking soda in them as they were dry. But they were GOOD!

Feb 22, 2010

SO-DE-LI-CIOS!!!! they were very easy to make..easy ingredients...my kids, husband and I ate them all in a few minutes! Next time I will double the quantity!! :)

Nov 17, 2008

This cookie is very blah for a sugar cookie. I topped the cookie with frosting and that seemed to perk it up a bit


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  • Calories
  • 76 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.2 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 4 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 54 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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