This Edible Sugar Cookie Dough is utterly delicious and very easy to make.
But be warned that it doesn't make a ton! I'd certainly double this recipe if you happen to take it anywhere during this summer's upcoming patriotic holidays.
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What Is Edible Sugar Cookie Dough?
Just like it sounds, this is cookie dough that you can eat without cooking it first! It's basically cookie dough without raw eggs. This recipe makes edible sugar cookie dough that is decorated with patriotic red, white, and blue sprinkles.
Why You'll Love Edible Sugar Cookie Dough
This Edible Sugar Cookie Dough is super fun and will be a great addition to the dessert table at all of your summer picnics and barbecues!
It tastes amazing when you eat it by the spoonful. Or, you can serve it to guests like a thick pudding or ice cream.
This recipe is one of my favorites because it takes just 20 minutes to make! I baked the flour to kill any bacteria that might be lurking on it, but other than that, there is no baking involved.
This Edible Sugar Cookie Dough recipe makes about ¾ cup when all is said and done and that's easy to eat on your own!
Where can I find the recipe card for this Easy 4th of July dessert Recipe?
If you’d rather skip all of my cooking tips, important information for this recipe, and similar recipe ideas – and get straight to the Easy 4th of July dessert Recipe, just scroll right on down to the bottom, where I have a printable recipe card just for you! I know that a lot of people are old fashioned - like me! - and like to have a printed out recipe card.Jump to Recipe
More Easy Patriotic Recipes
Check out these delicious recipes that I have shared over the years that are just perfect for Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day and Veteran's Day. Like our Red, White & Blue Patriotic Shortbread Bars Recipe!
I think you will love them all, especially our 4th of July Berry Trifles Recipe! Of course, this is just a small selection of patriotic recipes, but we have LOTS and lots of recipes on the blog that are perfect for your summer celebrations!
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How to Make this Patriotic Edible Sugar Cookie Dough
Please note: ¼ cup of sprinkles means it's VERY full of sprinkles! Looks great but is less doughy than normal cookie dough. So If you don't like it that way, I'd use two tablespoons of sprinkles.
Ingredients needed to make our Edible Sugar Cookie Dough
All the exact ingredient amounts are in the printable recipe card. First, here is what you'll need from the store.
- Butter, softened
- White sugar
- All-purpose flour
- Red, white and blue sprinkles
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Patriotic Edible Sugar Cookie Dough Steps With Pictures
If you like to follow recipe pictures, I have all of the steps below. If not, scroll down to the printable recipe card.
Start out by preheating your oven to 350 and spread flour onto a baking sheet. Bake for 8 minutes to kill any bacteria. Let cool completely.
Add butter, sugar, and vanilla to a mixing bowl and beat well. Scrape down the sides of the bowl halfway through and beat until fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Add milk, flour and salt and beat until combined.
Fold in ¼ cup sprinkles.
Serve immediately topped with remaining sprinkles or refrigerate covered until ready to serve. Remove from the refrigerator and let stand for 20-30 minutes to soften before serving.
How much edible cookie dough does it make?
This Easy 4th of July dessert Recipe makes ¾ cup - so you will definitely want to make a few batches at once so there is enough for everyone!
Can I make this Easy 4th of July dessert Recipe ahead of time?
You can bake up this easy Edible Sugar Cookie Dough Recipe and store it in your fridge or an air tight sealed container for up to 3 days before they get too stale - and hard!
You can also make them ahead of time and freeze them, just make sure that you take them out to defrost at least 24 hours before you intent to serve them. No one wants a Patriotic Edible Cookie Dough that is frozen in the middle! There is no fun in that...
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Edible Sugar Cookie Dough
- Preheat oven to 350 and spread flour onto a baking sheet. Bake for 8 minutes to kill any bacteria. Let cool completely.
- Add butter, sugar and vanilla to a mixing bowl and beat well. Scrape down sides of bowl halfway through beat until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add milk, flour and salt and beat until combined. Fold in ¼ cup sprinkles.
- Serve immediately topped with remaining sprinkles or refrigerate covered until ready to serve. Remove from the refrigerator and let stand for 20-30 minutes to soften before serving.
- Makes ¾ cup