14 Jun 7 Tasty Recipes for Eggless Sugar Cookies
You’ve made the decision to cut eggs out your diet – but that doesn’t mean you don’t want to say goodbye to sweet treats!
Luckily, there are many recipes you can use to get your baking and sugar fix without the use of eggs.
Eggless sugar cookies are a super easy and tasty option to bake and there are so many ways to make them. From the simple three-ingredient method to creating fancy cookies topped with an indulgent buttercream topping, there’s a sugar cookie recipe to suit all tastes.
Lucky for you, we’ve compiled seven of the best to help you choose. Happy baking!
1. Three-Ingredient Sugar Cookies
First of all, let’s start with the simplest option of all! These delicious buttery cookies only include three ingredients of butter, sugar, and all-purpose flour making them super easy to make.
Simply combine the three ingredients, form the mixture into balls onto a baking sheet, and bake until the edges are lightly golden.
Voila – hassle-free and tasty eggless sugar cookies.
2. Fluffy Sugar Cookies
Fancy light, sugary, and egg-free cookies? This recipe focuses on making sugar cookies that are as light and fluffy as possible!
When combining the butter and sugar in a bowl, be sure to whisk until the mixture becomes soft and fluffy. These sugar cookies will be as light as air once you take a bite!
3. Sugar Cookies to Make With Kids
Sugar cookies are a great recipe to make with kids. One of the side benefits is that since the recipes are egg-free, kids can eat the dough without us worried adults having to be concerned about Salmonella poisoning. We all know just how much kids love to pick and nibble during baking!
While all these recipes are all fantastic to make with kids, this recipe is especially fun as you can use cookie cutters and frosting to make the cookies look as pretty as possible.
Give your little ones their own balls of dough to roll and then let them use a selection of cookie cutters to shape them. Cookie cutters in the shapes of stars, hearts, gingerbread men, and animals all work well and are widely available to buy.
4. Healthy Vegan Sugar Cookies
These sugar cookies are so sweet, buttery, rich, and delicious you’d never know that they’re actually a super healthy option! Believe it or not, but these vegan cookies bake without sugar, butter, and white flour. Vegan dessert recipes like this one are perfect for those who’ve decided to cut all animal-derived ingredients out of their diet.
As a replacement for butter, these clever cookies bake with soft coconut oil, unsweetened vanilla almond milk, and vanilla extract. That means they still retain a rich buttery flavor that similar recipes using dairy achieve.
What’s more, they suit a huge variety diets. As well as being vegan, they’re also gluten-free and whole grain.
It’s safe to say, these cookies are a breakthrough! They’re soft, chewy, sweet, satisfying, and healthy. Who’d have thought it’d be possible?
5. Sugar Cookies With Buttercream Frosting
What’s better than soft, thick, and buttery sugar cookies? Soft, thick, and buttery sugar cookies with buttercream frosting!
This sugar cookie recipe follows a similar format to some of the previous ones, but this style uses rich buttercream frosting to add an extra indulgent layer!
If you’re baking these eggless sugar cookies for a special occasion, a fun idea is to use food coloring to tint the buttercream according to the occasion.
For example, use red or pink for Valentine’s Day, green for St Patrick’s Day, pastel colors for Easter or Mother’s Day, orange for Halloween, and so on! Let your imagination run wild with your yummy creations.
Remember to refrigerate for five to ten minutes after frosting so the buttercream can harden a little. This recipe also ensures your cookies stay soft, so you can enjoy them days after baking – winning!
6. Sugar Cookies With Sprinkles
We’ve had sugar cookies with buttercream frosting, now it’s time for sugar cookies with sprinkles!
Do you want to impress family and friends with delicious egg-free homemade sugar cookies that not only taste incredible but look gorgeous and fancy? Then this is the sugar cookie recipe for you.
Before baking your cookies, simply press a variety of colored sprinkles into the mixture. Once your cookies are baked and cooled, you’ll find that this super simple way of decorating works effectively.
This recipe gives the sugar recipes a great texture too – these cookies won’t be too sweet, crispy, or chewy. As Goldilocks would say, they’ll be just right!
7. Vanilla Sugar Cookies
If you like your sugar cookies with an extra dose of vanilla, then you’ll love this recipe.
In this formula, you’ll add a teaspoon of vanilla essence to your mixture. You can also add vanilla extract to the buttercream frosting if you decide to make it.
What’s more is that these eggless sugar cookies are deliciously light and airy, with a crumbly shortbread texture that melts in the mouth.
Like many of the other recipes, they’re also super straightforward to make and you’ll have them ready and baked within 30 minutes!
Baking Eggless Sugar Cookies
If you decide to bake any of these yummy sugar cookies, we hope it goes well! With any of these recipes, your friends and family are sure to feel treated.
Keen to learn more about baking without eggs? Check out our article Egg Substitutes for Eggless Baking for more inspiration.