Icebox cookies are a holiday classic, but there’s no reason you can’t make them year-round!
Butter Granulated sugar Egg Vanilla extract All-purpose flour Baking powder Salt
Cream butter and sugar. Beat in the egg and vanilla, then flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix until a smooth dough forms. Fold in the mix-ins now if you'd like.
Roll the dough into a log about 2 inches in diameter. Wrap the log with plastic wrap, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
Unwrap the cookie dough log and slice it into ¼-inch slices. Place the slices on the baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake for 10 minutes then transfer cookies to a wire rack and let them cool completely before storing.
The easiest cookies you’ll ever make, they’re full of buttery flavor and can be customized in a variety of ways.
Icebox cookie recipes are a great choice for beginner bakers because they’re quick and easy to prepare, and they require no special equipment or ingredients.