Edible Sugar Cookie Dough

Edible sugar cookie dough is a fun and easy dessert to make for Christmas! This eggless recipe uses heat-treated flour so it is safe to eat for everyone!
Course Dessert
Keyword Edible Sugar Cookie Dough
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 40 1-inch balls of cookie dough
Calories 80kcal
Author Haley D Williams


  • 2 cups (250 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3/4 cup (170 g or 1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup (200 g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (60 g) confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk (I used low-fat, but skim and whole work just as well)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup holiday sprinkles


  • First, pasteurize the flour.¹ Preheat oven to 350° F. Spread flour on a 9x13 baking sheet or Silpat, and bake for about 5 minutes. Let cool completely.
  • Whisk the flour and salt in a bowl. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl of a stand mixer (or using a hand mixer), mix the butter, granulated sugar and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the milk and vanilla and mix until combined. Slowly add in flour mixture and stir until smooth.²
  • Fold in the sprinkles or other favorite mix-ins. Using a cookie scoop or spoon, scoop tablespoonfuls of dough on to a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Chill in the refrigerator for 20 minutes and serve.³



  1. Baking the flour in the oven kills off any harmful bacteria.
  2. If the consistency is too thick, add another tablespoon of milk.
  3. Cookie dough should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
Suggested tools: 
  • Cookie sheet - This sheet has enough space to spread the flour to bake evenly.
  • Hand mixer or stand mixer - Electric mixers create a nice smooth consistency with well combined ingredients
  • Cookie scoop - This scoop creates the serving size for the nutrition facts.


Serving: 1ball of cookie dough | Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 108IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg