Leaf shaped cookies on a plate and on table napkins

Autumn Sugar Cookies

The perfect Sugar cookies that you can sue for any special event.
Course Dessert, Pastries
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 40 Units



  • Combine flour, cacao powder, baking powder and salt in a bowl, set aside.
    Ingredients on table include; butter, sugar in a bowl, an egg, and vanilla extract
  • Beat butter, sugar, vanilla extract and egg in a bowl of an electric mixer on medium-high, until smooth.
    Butter, egg, sugar, and vanilla extract being beta in a KitchenAid mixer
  • Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. 
    Flour being mixed into the butter and sugar mixture in the KitchenAid
  • Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap, let it chill in a refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
    Dough on a floured cutting board
  • Roll out the dough on a floured surface to 1/4 inch thick. Cut shapes and place on lined baking sheets.
    Cookie dough cut into leaf shapes and placed on a baking sheet that is lined with parchment paper
  • Preheat oven to 350F, bake cookies for 10 to 12 minutes, until the edges are light golden brown.
    Leaf shaped cookies on a plate and on table napkins