Easter Sugar Cookie Recipe~

Farming On Faith's Sugar Cookie Recipe~
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1/4 light corn syrup or regular pancake syrup
1 tablespoon vanilla
3 cups flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

*Combine sugar and shortening in the large bowel. Beat on medium speed. Add eggs, syrup, and vanilla. Beat until fluffy.
* Combine 3 cups of flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add gradually to creamed mixture at low speed. Mix until well blended. Divide into 2 parts and cover in plastic wrap ~refrigerate for an hour.

* Roll out dough and cut into shapes on a floured surface.
* Bake in the oven at 375 degrees on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for about 8 minutes~be careful to take out when just golden.

Sugar Cookie Icing~
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • assorted food coloring


  1. In a small bowl, stir together confectioners' sugar and milk until smooth. Beat in corn syrup and almond extract until icing is smooth and glossy. If icing is too thick, add more corn syrup.
  2. Divide into separate bowls, and add food colorings to each to desired intensity. Dip cookies, or paint them with a brush.


  1. As always, Carrie, you share some of the best recipes, these sugar cookies look so delicious.If I lived nearby, I would be a very frequent visitor.~smile~
    I read you Easter post, such a blessing too me ,and want to wish you and your dear family a most blessed Easter too.

  2. hi carrie,
    your easter cookies looks very delicious.
    thanks for the recipe!!!
    happy easter to you and yours,too.
    blessings regina

  3. Carrie,
    Your recipes sounds wonderful. I could always use a new cookie recipe! Thank you for sharing. Hope you and your family have a Happy Easter filled with many Blessings.

  4. Hi Carrie,
    It seems we have much in common! I homeschool, homestead and humbly follow after Christ :)

    I really enjoyed looking at your site, please stop by mine (I'm pretty new to the world of blogging).

    I look forward to future posts!
    Have a blessed day!

  5. What a lovely cookie spread! Hope you had a great Easter.

    Blessings from Ohio...Kim<><


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