Easy DIY Sand Dollar Cookies

Sand dollar cookies are the easiest Summer Cookies to make, especially when using Pillsbury dough.

sand dollar cookies in beach pale
To use your beautiful cookies for decorating, spread them out on a nice serving plate, or to add even more beachiness, serve them up in a Beach Pail. You can also surprise your guests with a pretty cookie on their plate. You can find the recipe for these sand dollar cookies here.

Sand Dollar Cookies
These buttery sand dollar cookies are simply rolled and flattened, so there’s no need to fret over cutting out unbaked dough. For the presentation, let a bowl of light brown sugar be your beach sand stand-in and randomly scatter the cookies over top. Recipe from LCBO.

1½ cups (375 mL) all-purpose flour
½ tsp (2 mL) salt
¼ tsp (1 mL) baking soda
½ cup (125 mL) unsalted butter, at room temperature
½ cup (125 mL) granulated sugar
1 egg
2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract or 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract and 1 tsp (5 mL) almond or maple extract
1 tbsp (15 mL) granulated sugar (optional)
½ tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon (optional)
½ cup (125 mL) slivered or sliced almonds

1 Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).

2 Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly spray or oil. Measure flour into a small bowl. Sprinkle with salt and baking soda. Stir to evenly distribute. In a medium bowl, use a wooden spoon or mixer to beat butter with sugar for 2 minutes. Add egg and vanilla. Beat until evenly mixed. Stir in flour mixture just until no white streaks remain.

Sand Dollar Cookie Recipe with Pillsbury Dough
Sand Dollar Cookies made with Pillsbury Dough by OH MY Creative. All you need is refrigerator Pillsbury sugar cookie dough and a bag of slivered almonds. Slice cookie dough evenly and place five slivered almonds in a circle. Bake as directed on the dough package.

Sand Dollar Almond Cookies

Sand Dollar Cookie Cutter
Make life like sand dollar cookies with this 3D printed sand dollar cookie cutter -recipe and tips included! 

Sand dollar cookies are the perfect all occasion cookies for sea lovers, a must have sweet bite for a Beach Theme Summer Party and a great Cookie to Hang on the Christmas Tree!