Stupid-Easy Recipe for Brown Sugar Cookies (#1 Top-Rated)


Thick and chewy sugar cookies are made with brown sugar for deep caramel flavor.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Brown Sugar Cookies.

1. Info for Brown Sugar Cookies

  • Cook Time: 23 min
  • Total Time: 23 min
  • Servings: 10
  • Calories: 328.48 kcal

2. Ingredients for Brown Sugar Cookies

  • 3/4 cup (172g) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups (250 g) light brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (245g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

3. Directions:

3.1 Microwave

Place the butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high until melted, 30-40 seconds.

3.2 Prep

Transfer the melted butter to a large mixing bowl and add the brown sugar. Whisk together until combined.

Add the egg and vanilla extract. Continue whisking until the mixture is thoroughly combined.

Add the flour, baking soda, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt to the bowl. Use a wooden spoon to stir vigorously until a soft and smooth dough forms.

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator to chill for at least one hour.

Line two baking sheets with silicone baking mats or parchment paper. Set aside.

3.3 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

3.4 Prep

Remove dough from refrigerator. Form the dough into 20 balls and place on the prepared baking sheets.

3.5 Oven

Bake the cookies until they are just slightly golden brown on the edges and puffy on top, 11-13 minutes.

3.6 Check

Check to see that cookies are done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.7 Prep

Allow the cookies to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheets. Transfer the cookies to cooling racks to cool completely.

3.8 Serve

Serve while still slightly warm or completely cooled. Leftover cookies may be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for 3 days, or 5 days in the refrigerator.


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