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4 cookie flavors using refrigerated sugar cookie dough on a baking sheet
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10 Ways to Fancy Up Sugar Cookie Dough

10 Ways to Fancy Up Sugar Cookie Dough! Turn refrigerated sugar cookie dough into gourmet cookie flavors by adding simple ingredients!
Course Baked Goods
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 24 Servings
Calories 89kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

For the Ginger Doodles

  • 1 package (16.5 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For the Toffee Espresso Cookies

  • 1 package (16.5 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1/4 cup toffee bits
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules

For the Cranberry Orange Cookies

  • 1 package (16.5 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • zest of 1 large orange
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract

For the Savory Rosemary and Parmesan Cookies

  • 1 package (16.5 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves

Instructions

For the Ginger Doodles

  • In a bowl, combine cookie dough, ground ginger, and ground cloves.
  • In a small bowl, combine sugar and ground cinnamon.
  • Roll about 1 tablespoonful of dough into balls and then roll in cinnamon sugar until coated. 
  • Arrange on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet at about 2-inches apart and bake in a 350 F oven for about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool for about 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to completely cool.

For the Toffee Espresso Cookies

  • In a bowl, combine cookie dough, toffee bits, and instant coffee granules.
  • Roll about 1 tablespoonful of dough into balls and arrange on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet at about 2-inches apart.
  • Bake in a 350 F oven for about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool for about 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to completely cool.

For the Cranberry Orange Cookies

  • In a bowl, combine cookie dough, dried cranberries, orange, flour, and orange extract.
  • Roll about 1 tablespoonful of dough into balls and arrange on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet at about 2-inches apart.
  • Bake in a 350 F oven for about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool for about 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to completely cool.

For the Savory Rosemary and Parmesan Cookies

  • In a bowl, combine cookie dough, Parmesan cheese and chopped rosemary.
  • Roll about 1 tablespoonful of dough into balls and arrange on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet at about 2-inches apart.
  • Bake in a 350 F oven for about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool for about 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to completely cool.

Nutrition

Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 28mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.4mg