Yes, You Can Make Sugar Cookies Without Eggs. Learn How

Tip to make sugar cookies without eggs
Sugar cookies are simply delectable and can be enjoyed at any time of the day or year. There are some easy to bake sugar cookie recipes that provide the same delicious taste of cookies but without the use of eggs.
Oh! The smell of freshly baked cookies, there is hardly anyone who can say no to them. And when it comes to sugar cookies, they are a delightful treat for both kids and adults. Now, as we already know, eggs are an important ingredient in making cookies. It adds texture and makes them light and fluffy. But there are people who do not eat eggs or are allergic to them. For all such people, substitute eggs with another leavening agent like baking powder.
Buttery Sugar Cookies
Buttery Sugar Cookies
Serves: 6

Ingredients

▪ All-purpose flour, 1 cup
▪ Butter, 1 cup (melted)
▪ Powdered sugar, ½ cup
▪ Baking powder, ¼ teaspoon
▪ Baking soda, ¼ teaspoon
▪ Vanilla essence, ¼ teaspoon

♨ For the glaze

▪ Icing sugar, 1 cup
▪ Orange juice, 1 tablespoon
▪ Vanilla essence, just a drop
▪ Sprinkles, for garnishing

Method

For making the cookie dough, sift the baking powder, baking soda and salt with the flour. Pour the melted butter and knead to make a dough.
Cover the dough with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Remove from the fridge and roll to a thickness of ¼ inch. Using a cookie cutter, cut desired shapes and place on a greased baking tray.

Bake at 300º F for 20 minutes. Once the edges are slightly golden brown, remove from the tray and place them on a cooling rack.

For the glaze, mix the orange juice, vanilla essence and icing sugar. Once the cookies have completely cooled down, decorate them with the sprinkles and glaze.
Easy Sugar Cookies
Easy Sugar Cookies
Serves: 40

Ingredients

▪ Flour, 3½ cups
▪ Butter, 2 cups (softened and salted)
▪ Sugar, 1½ cups
▪ Vanilla extract, 2 teaspoons

Method

In a bowl, cream the butter and sugar until it is light and fluffy. Make sure all the sugar granules are completely mixed. Now add the vanilla extract and flour. Once the mixture is formed into a dough, wrap it with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 15 to 20 minutes to firm it up.
Once the dough is slightly firm, form small balls and flatten them with your palm. To avoid the dough from sticking, rub some flour on your palm. Preheat the oven to 350º F and place the cookies in a lined baking sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes till the edges are slightly golden. The texture should be crunchy on the outside and soft inside. Once the cookies have cooled down, store in an air-tight container.
Almond Sugar Cookies
Almond Sugar Cookies
Serves: 20

Ingredients

▪ Flour, 2½ cups
▪ Powdered sugar, 1½ cups
▪ Butter, 1 cup
▪ Milk, ¼ cup (skimmed)
▪ Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon
▪ Baking soda, 1 teaspoon
▪ Cream of tartar, 1 teaspoon
▪ Almond extract, 1 teaspoon

Method

Cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the milk, vanilla extract, baking soda and cream of tartar. Now slowly sift in the flour and add the almond extract.
Knead the mixture into a dough and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours and roll out to a thickness of ¼ inch. Cut them into desired shapes with a cookie cutter and place them in a greased baking tray. Bake the cookies in a 350º F oven for 10 to 12 minutes until slightly golden. Remove from oven and have them slightly warm or cooled.
Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing
Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing
Serves: 15-18

Ingredients

▪ Whole wheat flour, 2 cups
▪ All-purpose flour, 1 cup
▪ Sugar, 1 cup
▪ Butter, 8 ounces (softened)
▪ Milk, 3 to 5 tbsp.
▪ Baking powder, 1½ tbsp.
▪ Vanilla extract, 1 tsp.
▪ Salt, ½ tsp.

Ingredients (For the royal icing)

▪ Icing sugar, ½ cup
▪ Milk or water, 3 tsp.
▪ Cornstarch, 1½ tsp.
▪ Lemon juice, 1 tsp.
▪ A few drops of food coloring, for decoration

Method

Beat the sugar and butter till its smooth and fluffy. Add the milk and vanilla extract to it.
Sift in the flour, baking powder and salt and mix well. Roll out the dough to a thickness of ¼ inch and cut out desired shapes. Bake at 350º F for 10 - 15 minutes or till the cookies turn slightly golden at the edges.

To make the royal icing, sift sugar and cornstarch together, then add lemon juice and milk. Mix till it becomes a smooth but thick paste. Divide the icing in different bowls and add a few drops of the desired color. Mix well, frost using in piping bags.
Soft Sugar Cookies
Soft Sugar Cookies
Serves: 25

Ingredients

▪ Flour, 3¾ cups
▪ Sugar, 1 cup
▪ Butter or margarine, ½ cup (softened)
▪ Sour cream, ½ cup
▪ Cream cheese, ½ cup
▪ Baking soda, 1 tsp.
▪ Vanilla extract, 1 tsp.
▪ Salt, ½ tsp.

Method

In a bowl, sift in the flour, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar till fluffy. Now, add the cream cheese, sour cream and vanilla extract. Gradually mix the flour mixture and form it into a dough.
To avoid the dough from sticking, lightly sprinkle flour onto the surface and roll it to a thickness of ¼ inch. Now, cut the cookies with a floured cookie cutter and place them on a greased baking sheet. Preheat the oven to 400º F. Bake them for 10 minutes till slightly pale golden color. Take them out and let them cool on a rack. Store the cookies in airtight containers once they have completely cooled.