Traditional Hanukkah Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Hanukkah Sugar Cookies
Image by Sharon Mckellar

Hanukkah is filled with delicious treats for kids (and adults).

You guessed it – it’s cookie time!

What do you say we make this Hanukkah extra sweet: let’s make the best kosher Hanukkah sugar cookies!

Which means they’re not only delicious – they’re beautiful, decorative cut out Hanukkah cookies… plus they’re very easy to make!

Sounds exciting doesn’t it? Let’s get to it.

Hanukkah Sugar Cookies
Hanukkah Sugar Cookies
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Traditional kosher Hanukkah cut out sugar cookies - A delicious Hanukkah treat for both kids & adults.
Servings Prep Time
35 cookies 10 minutes
Cook Time
7 minutes
Servings Prep Time
35 cookies 10 minutes
Cook Time
7 minutes
Hanukkah Sugar Cookies
Hanukkah Sugar Cookies
Votes: 3
Rating: 4.67
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Traditional kosher Hanukkah cut out sugar cookies - A delicious Hanukkah treat for both kids & adults.
Servings Prep Time
35 cookies 10 minutes
Cook Time
7 minutes
Servings Prep Time
35 cookies 10 minutes
Cook Time
7 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter unsalted
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 tbsp brandy
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • sprinkles (Optional)
Servings: cookies
Instructions
  1. Put sweet butter and granulated sugar in a mixing bowl and stir them will into a cream
  2. Using a grater, grate a lemon rind
  3. Add eggs, the grated lemon rind and brandy to the cream and stir properly till the mixture is creamy
  4. Sift flour into a big bowl. Add salt and baking-powder to the bowl. Add the mixture a little at a time in the bowl with the other ingredients while stirring, until the mixture becomes a little doughy. Tip:Sift more flour if necessary to make the dough stiff enough to roll out
  5. Dust the pastry board with flour, and put a portion of the dough on the board. Toss the dough lightly from side to side till it's covered with flour
  6. Dust the rolling pin with flour and roll the dough until it's thin
  7. Using a cookie cutter, cut the dough in shapes.
  8. Rub a baking pan with flour properly. Then, using a pancake turner, put each cookie in the baking pan
  9. Bake the cookies in a moderate oven (around 350°F or 180°C) till they're light brown
  10. Before taking the baking pan out of the oven, sprinkle the cookies with granulated sugar or sprinkles on top
  11. After the cookies are cooler, move them from the pan to a big platter using the pancake turner & Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

When the cookies are cold, put them in a stone crock to keep them crisp and yummy.

Nutrition Facts
Hanukkah Sugar Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 84 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Potassium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Sugars 11g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 3%
Calcium 0.3%
Iron 0.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

How did the Hanukkah Sugar Cookies turn out?

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I would love to hear about your experience in the comments! Also, if you liked the recipe (or if you didn't) please rate it.

Wishing you a sweet Hanukkah!

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  1. Great sugar cookies recipe. I have seen different cookies recipe in many websites. But, this is the great.

    Thanks for sharing.

    1. Author

      Our pleasure Freya, glad you liked it 🙂

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