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brown sugar cookies
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Brown Sugar Cookies

Brown Sugar cookies are delicious cookies without white sugar, just brown sugar! The flavor is deeper, like a caramel, chewy in the middle, crunchy on the edges. This brown sugar cookie recipe is a must make. Add sprinkles or even mini chocolate chips for more flavor and fun.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 32 cookies
Calories: 94kcal
Author: Courtney Lopez


  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour unbleached
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a stand mixer bowl combine the butter and brown sugar.
  • Mix butter and brown sugar until combined.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla to the brown sugar mixture and mix.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients.
  • Once the mixture forms a dough, stop mixing.
  • Use a small cookie scoop or your hands to form cookies.
  • Roll the cookies into balls and dip into sprinkles if you want sprinkles on your brown sugar cookies.
  • Flatten cookies if you want them thin and crispy.
  • Bake the cookies for 8 or until lightly golden brown, careful to not overcook.


Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 37mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.5mg