Looking for an easy way to decorate sugar cookies this winter?  These Snowflake Sugar Cookies are made with a no-chill sugar cookie dough and a simple buttercream frosting.

batch of no-chill sugar cookie dough

batch of vanilla buttercream

piping bags

snowflake cookie cutters

assorted piping tips


To make these cookies, cut out a variety of snowflake shapes and bake according to the recipe.

Load your frosting into a few piping bags fitted with a few different decorating tips.  If you don’t have piping bags, you can cut the corner off of a gallon-size zip-top bag and use that instead!

Once the cookies have fully cooled, pipe dots of the frosting onto the cookies using the different tips.  The various tips will make an assortment of star and dot shapes on the cookies that will look pretty and wintery when the cookie is finished.