Chewy Sugar Cookie Recipe

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Patsy Thomas Modified: March 25, 2022
Chewy Sugar Cookie Recipe

How To Make Chewy Sugar Cookie

With its pop of almond flavor and a delicate glaze, this sugar cookie recipe is sure to be a hit with all the sweettooths. You’ll love how chewy it is, too.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • ¾cupsugar
  • ½cupbutter,softened not melted
  • 2tbspbutter-flavored shortening
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1egg
  • 1tbsplight corn syrup
  • 1tspvanilla
  • 1tspalmond extract
  • 2cupsflour
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ½tspbaking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line cookie sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a mixer, cream sugar, butter, shortening, and salt until light and fluffy.

  3. Add egg, corn syrup, vanilla and almond extract and beat until well mixed.

  4. In a separate bowl mix flour, baking soda and baking powder. Add to wet ingredients.

  5. Scoop and roll into balls. Pat down balls a bit. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool until warm.

Almond Frosting:

  1. Mix 1 cup powdered sugar, ½ tsp. almond extract and a few tablespoons of milk.

  2. Drizzle frosting over warm cookies. Add sprinkles if desired.


  • Calories: 148.94kcal
  • Fat: 6.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.69g
  • Trans Fat: 0.39g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.01g
  • Fiber: 0.38g
  • Sugar: 9.36g
  • Protein: 1.79g
  • Cholesterol: 22.44mg
  • Sodium: 80.02mg
  • Calcium: 24.07mg
  • Potassium: 20.56mg
  • Iron: 0.24mg
  • Vitamin A: 46.95µg
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