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Alphabet Cookies

Alphabet Cookies
Makes:
24 cookies (2 dozen)
Prep Time:
30
minutes
Total Time:
53
minutes
Low CalorieLow FatVegetarian
based on
149 reviews
Create some back-to-school excitement with this recipe for Alphabet Cookies.

Topped with a creamy layer of strawberry frosting and colorful candy sprinkles, these cookies are a great afternoon snack.

Fun to decorate and easy to make, kids will love adding a creative and personal flair to these "spellable" treats.

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Ingredients:

  • All-purpose flour
  • 1 package (16.5 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Sugar Cookie Bar Dough
  • 3-inch alphabet cookie cutters
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ NESQUIK Strawberry Flavor Syrup
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons water
  • Small tubes decorator icing
  • Decorator candies

Directions:

PREHEAT oven to 325° F.

SPRINKLE flour over cutting board or kitchen work surface. Break off two rows of cookie dough. Roll out dough to about 1/8-inch thickness, using additional flour as needed to prevent sticking. Press cookie cutters into dough and transfer letters to ungreased baking sheets with spatula.

BAKE for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

COMBINE sugar, Nesquik and water in medium bowl; beat with whisk or hand-held mixer until smooth. Spread icing over cookies. Allow icing to dry before adding any additional decorations.


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    Alphabet Cookies

    OLGA RIOFRIO from ARLINGTON, VA

    what a Sweet and fun idea to make with our kids.

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    Alphabet Cookies

    Raquel Lagunas from Glendale Heights, IL

    This has been the best recipe I have found for my kids to enjoy making. It was very convenient and easy for them. They loved the decorating part but eating and enjoying them was the best. They loved them.

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    GREAT

    Jamie Powell from SPERRY, IA

    MY KIDS MADE THESE FOR CHRISTMAS TO TAKE TO OUR FAMILY PARTY. THEY SPELLED OUT MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH THEM ON THE TOP OF ALL THE COOKIES. IT WAS VERY CUTE. AND EVERYONE COMMENTED ON HOW GOOD THE COOKIES WERE

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    Birthday Mail gift

    Michele Stevens from Lincoln, CA

    I couldn't see my sister on her B-day so I sent her Happy B-day spelt out in cookies, she loved it!

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    ALPHABET COOKIES

    Diana Wedemeyer from REYNOLDSBURG, OH

    I made these for my nephews birthday. They were a big hit. Everyone enjoyed them. Simple and fun to make.

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    abc

    Larry Wells from WARREN, MI

    This is an easy recipe and it is just as tasty the kids loved doing this.

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    yummy learning tool

    Jen Spaeth from OZARK, MO

    This is a great way to teach kids their alphabet. My boys had to tell me what letter it was before I let them eat the cookie. Such yummy sneaky ways to learn!

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    A Hit at Preschool

    Tricia Tilley from REESE, MI

    These were a huge hit with my daughter's preschool class. Getting to eat the cookies they called the right letter was fun and they loved the taste. A new one for the kid's recipe box.

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    good for kids

    kristie bissen from SUFFOLK, VA

    My 4 yr old and 2 yr old twins had so much fun with this and it was so easy. Not to mention it was a learning exp for them as well!

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    Alphabet Cookies Quick/Easy

    thomas clark from DURHAM, NC

    One to Place In Your Recipe Box. Quick and Easy. Keep the ingredients on hand for when your child tells you the night before they need to bring a food item to school

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    what a hit!

    Shirley Burk from Delphos, OH

    my children love to bake with me both my son and my daughter ages 10 and 7. This is going to be great to do with them because they love to cut out and decorate different shapes! Thank you!

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    What a treat!

    Maria Price from Newport News, VA

    The strawberry Nestle makes a great twist!

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    Wonderful together time

    Linda Marsh from

    I made this recipe with my kids when they were learning their letters and well after they learned them. It is fun to write out names, places and things with the letters then the funnest part of all is eating them.

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    delicious

    thomas kendall from SALEM, IN

    My kids loved these cookies and they were really easy to make.

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    alphabet cookies

    Balambal Goundan from Mississauga, ON

    my children love the cookies and they are so easy to make. My children helped me to make the alphabet and they have lot of fun.

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    Baby shower cookies

    Carmen Collazo from Brooklyn, NY

    I made these for my nieces baby shower. And she loved them. I placed them in a basket with pink and blue ribbons all around. It was the table centerpiece.

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    A yummy way to learn

    Maryann Kollas from MOUNT VERNON, OH

    My 2 boys loved making these and telling everyone at my oldest's b-day party the names of the letters. We combined them with a "coconut tree" cake for his themed party using his fav book as inspiration

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    i like this recipe

    amber mckee from vonore, TN

    i made this for my two sons who enjoyed it so much, the youngest doesn't know his alphabet yet but he likes the cookies.

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    cookies

    RACHEL TAYLOR from BALDWINVILLE, MA

    My son is just learning to read and we had fun all afternoon making words and writing names. The best came at the end when we ate them..

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    ABC's What fun

    crystal hnatiw from regina, SK

    This is a easy quick and super fun recipe. My daycare kids love them!!

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    EAZY AS 1,2.3

    terry tittle from texarkana, TX

    MY GRAND DAUGHTER & I HAVE BEEN COOKING TOGETHER SINCE SHE WAS 3YRS. OLD SHE IS NOW 9. WHEN SHE CAME IN LAST WEEK, WE GOT IN THE KITCHEN & I WATCHED AS SHE MADE HER VERY 1ST COOKIES ALL BY HERSELF. THIS WAS A EASY RECIPE EVEN FOR A NINE YEAR OLD....AND MAY I ADD, THEY DIDN'T LAST BUT 4 HRS. AND THEN THEY WERE ALL ATE UP....THANK YOU.

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    alphabet cookies

    Barbara Johnson from Aurora, CO

    great for the kids easy to make very good for birthday partys.

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    awsome alphabet

    Tresa Davis from BATTLE CREEK, MI

    These were great for my 2 yr old. Good learning and fun to eat!

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    alphabet cookies

    kevin ladina from Belleville, MI

    the kids had fun making them. everyone who tried them thought they were very good. very tender, good flavor.

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    Alphabet learning cookies

    Sheri Schultz from Jonesboro, AR

    As I have taught my children not to play with their food...I have abandoned that with my grandchild. She loves it because she gets to eat the "correct" letters. Thank You

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    Big Hit

    C Christman from

    My sister and I made this for her daughter's preschool class. They were a big hit.

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    alphabet cookies

    johnnie phillips from Decatur, GA

    fun for the kids and a great idea for birthday parties given at school-your child will be the talk of the school-everyone will love them.

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    ABC cookies

    Patricia Phelps from Lebanon, IN

    This is a great one-my daughter loves spelling her name and after she can also eat it, she can also spell other little words with the cookies, I homeschool so this is a fun way to teach her words

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    alaphabet cookies

    adrienne burton from Houston, TX

    I really liked making the alphabet cookies, they are great to make with kids.

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    baking with my grandson

    Ellen Hurteau from Summerfield, FL

    My 2 year old grandson thought this was the best thing he has ever done. He already knows his alphabet(yes kids get smarter too fast now) He loved picking out his favorite letters.......and then telling me which one he wanted to eat for lunch. Great recipe, easy to do and fun for both of us

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    Easy fun with the kids!

    Kim Lindley from HATTIESBURG, MS

    The kids LOVED decorating these cookies! Great yummy fun for a rainy day.

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    Jeremy & the cookies

    MICHELE TORRES from TOLEDO, OH

    These cookies are wonderful to eat and play with. My 1yr old, Jeremy, loved to compare the letters with his alphabet letter books. What fun!

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    halloween

    Louisa Ritchotte from MOOSUP, CT

    I used the dough for making halloween cookies, but the alphabet cookies is excellent because the children were amazed with them. Thank you

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    Alphabet cookies

    Jolene Krug from WITTMANN, AZ

    So easy and fun to make, my 4 year old loved helping. i would recommend them highly.

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    VERY KID FRIENDLY

    Denise Lazarin from Rowlett, TX

    My kids loved this recipe - my niece was over as well, they had so much fun and couldn't wait to eat. Easy to follow and delicious! Thanks for sharing.

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    Excellent and easy

    MaryAnn Deeble from Tamaqua, PA

    My 5 yr. old grandson, Tyler and I made these cookies and had a wonderful time together. The recipe was easy to follow and the cookies are delicious.

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    ABC's

    A. COOK from Saint louis, MO

    These are a great treat for littles to decorate and have fun! A nice way to send a personalized treat to loved ones as well. Like making "XOXOX" cookies for grandma and grandpa.

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    Letter cookies

    marjorie korzeb from East Windsor, CT

    On a rainy day... my two little ones love to bake.. so i went online to recieve a recipe.. we loved this one about letters.... we had a lot fun baking and decorating especially eating all them... i would recommend this one to a friend. Mom of 4

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    Alphabet Cookies

    Gary Philbrick from BELMONT, ME

    Not only are these delicious and fun to make the work perfectly as a treat for Baby showers

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    great place setting cookies

    michelle couch from Marietta, SC

    These cookies not only taste great but they can be used in so many ways. Example my daughters birthday party ; they were great place settings and edible.

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    Great

    Maria DuVall from Summerville, SC

    These are so easy to do. The whole family was involved.

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    Mom

    Candy Bywater from Mesquite, TX

    I made these cookies with my kids & they had a great time! The cookies were gone in 2 days.

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    ALPHABET Cookies

    Victoria Gharfeh from Bartlesville , OK

    well I had to baby sit for my firend and her daughter's are 5 and 7 and they started to get board so I decided to bake some cookies, then my oldes kids came home and we started doing the Alphabet cookies and everyone including me had a great time, what a great time to spend with kids of all ages. thank you again

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    Easy, but looks great

    Evonne Robertson from Fraser, MI

    I really liked making the alphabet cookies. My granddaughter is 2 and likes spelling with letters.

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    ALPHABET COOKIES

    jeanie newell from COLUMBIA, SC

    We love sugar cookies and this sounds like a great, GREAT, FUN new way to try sugar cookies. I especially love the decorating ideas which I always have trouble coming up with new ways to decorate the cookies. I'm sure my this is going to be a winner with my daughter!!!

  •  Star(s)

    Great Cookies

    Maria Evans from Robbinston, ME

    These were a big hit with my four year old son. He loves to say his letters and this made it even more fun. Thanks

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    Alphabet Cookies

    Pattie Bond from MANSFIELD, OH

    These are fun to make. What a better way to encourage a pre-schooler to learn the alphabet than to tell him to find a certain letter and eat it.

  •  Star(s)

    alphabet cookies

    cathy padia from CHANDLER, AZ

    This recipe is great for my young bakers. They have a great time creating their favorite letters and the time it takes them to create and decorate their masterpieces, allows me to complete our nightly meal and have it on the table in no time.

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    fab ALPHABET COOKIES

    ERIS BLANTON from WATERTOWN, NY

    FUN WONDERFUL. MY GRAND BABIES LOVED THEM. WHAT A GREAT IDEA.

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    Alphabet Cookies

    Jenna Al-Najim from Edina, MN

    Great - I like trying different flavors for the frosting

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/24 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 24 

  • Calories: 100
  • Calories from Fat: 5
  • Total Fat: 1g (1% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 0mg (0% of DV)
  • Sodium: 130mg (5% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 23g (8% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Sugars: 20g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Vitamin A: 0% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 2% of DV
  • Iron: 0% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Alphabet Cookies

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour
  • 1 package (16.5 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Sugar Cookie Bar Dough
  • 3-inch alphabet cookie cutters
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ NESQUIK Strawberry Flavor Syrup
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons water
  • Small tubes decorator icing
  • Decorator candies

 

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 325° F.

SPRINKLE flour over cutting board or kitchen work surface. Break off two rows of cookie dough. Roll out dough to about 1/8-inch thickness, using additional flour as needed to prevent sticking. Press cookie cutters into dough and transfer letters to ungreased baking sheets with spatula.

BAKE for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

COMBINE sugar, Nesquik and water in medium bowl; beat with whisk or hand-held mixer until smooth. Spread icing over cookies. Allow icing to dry before adding any additional decorations.

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