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Hocus Pocus Witch Hat Sugar Cookies

Makes 3-4 dozen small to-medium cookies


  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg room temp
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup 2 sticks butter, unsalted and softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup Halloween sprinkles for mixing
  • assorted sprinkles for decorating
  • cookie icing for decorating


  • In a large mixing bowl add soft butter and powdered sugar. Cream together with a mixer until fully combined.
  • Add egg and vanilla and mix in.
  • Finally, stir in sprinkles.
  • In a large mixing bowl add dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, and salt and mix well.
  • 'With the mixer running slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
  • Roll the dough into 2 balls and let rest for 5-10 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Flour a prep area and rolling pin and roll out one of the dough balls to around 1/4 " thick.
  • Use a witch themed cookie cutter ( I used a witch hat but a cat, broom, or cauldron shape work too) to cut out shapes in th dough.
  • Place cookies in rows on a lined baking sheet.
  • Add sprinkles now or you can decorate with icing and sprinkles after they bake and cool.
  • Bake for 5-7 minutes , cool slightly, then move to a cooling rack.
  • Repeat with remaining dough.