Cornmeal Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Marilyn Thompson Modified: March 24, 2022
Cornmeal Sugar Cookies Recipe

How To Make Cornmeal Sugar Cookies

This recipe for cornmeal sugar cookies is a yummy twist to a classic treat. You can even dip these in some rich melted chocolate.

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



  • 1cupbutter,softened
  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • 2egg yolks
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1tsporange extract
  • 1tsporange zest
  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1cupcornmeal
  • ½tspsalt
  • cupgranulated sugar,for decoration
  • ¼tspground nutmeg


  1. in a medium bowl, cream sugar and butter until fluffy. Add egg yolks, vanilla, orange extract, and orange zest. Cream well.

  2. Sift together the flour, cornmeal, and salt, and stir into the creamed mixture. Refrigerate dough until firm. For refrigerator cookies, roll dough into logs before refrigerating.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  4. Roll out cookie dough to ¼ inch thickness. Cut out cookies with a cookie cutter and place on ungreased cookie sheets.

  5. For refrigerator cookies, slice logs into ¼ inch slices. Sprinkle cookies with sugar and ground nutmeg.

  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Edges should be golden brown.

  7. Remove cookies from pan to cool on a wire rack.


  • Calories: 134.28kcal
  • Fat: 6.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.00g
  • Trans Fat: 0.25g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.72g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.91g
  • Fiber: 0.39g
  • Sugar: 9.01g
  • Protein: 1.23g
  • Cholesterol: 26.01mg
  • Sodium: 40.62mg
  • Calcium: 4.39mg
  • Potassium: 17.74mg
  • Iron: 0.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 55.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.16mg
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