Sidecar Cookies

The perfect complement to your favorite cup.

Sidecar cookies sit atop any cup of coffee, cocoa or Caffe Latte. Easy to make, simply use small cookie cutters to create fun, holiday shapes in fresh cookie dough. Next, cut a small notch into each cookie while the dough is still soft.

You can make sidecar cookies with any cookie recipe. We've provided one of our favorite sugar cookie recipes below.

Makes about 24 cookies

What You'll Need

  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ tsp. baking soda

  • 1 cup butter (softened in microwave)

  • 1 ½ cups sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

  • Rolling pin

How To Make Your Sidecar Cookie

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 375ºF.

  • 2

    In a bowl, mix flour and baking soda.

  • 3

    In a larger bowl, combine sugar and softened butter until smooth. Mix in egg and vanilla extract. Blend in the dry ingredients slowly until combined. Using the roller, roll dough into a semi-thick sheet on a flat surface.

  • 4

    Using your favorite cookie cutter shapes, begin cutting out your sidecar cookies.

  • 5

    Cut a small notch into each cookie while dough is still soft.

  • 6

    Place on a baking sheet and sprinkle with sugar.

  • 7

    Bake 8 - 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Let the cookies cool for 2 minutes away from the heat.

  • 8

    Add any other toppings you wish (frosting, sprinkles, etc.) or just place on a cup of freshly brewed coffee, and enjoy!