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Brown Sugar Cookies Recipe

Brown Sugar Cookies

Brown Sugar Cookies are soft, chewy, and full of warm, caramel-like flavor. This easy recipe is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth!

Hello, friend! Get ready to experience the deliciousness of homemade Brown Sugar Cookies. These aren’t your ordinary cookies; they’re soft, chewy, and bursting with the rich, warm flavor of brown sugar.

With a slightly crisp edge and a soft, gooey center, these cookies are the perfect treat for any occasion.

Whether you enjoy them warm from the oven with a glass of milk or share them with loved ones, these brown sugar cookies are sure to become a new favorite.

So, let’s get baking and savor the sweetness!

Utensils You Need:

Gather these tools to bake your delicious cookies:

  1. Large mixing bowl
  2. Medium mixing bowl
  3. Whisk or electric mixer
  4. Baking sheets
  5. Parchment paper

The Recipe

Brown Sugar Cookies

Brown Sugar Cookies

These cookies are soft, chewy, and full of caramel-like flavor from the brown sugar.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 130 kcal


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups packed light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees Celsius). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla extract.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Do not overmix.
  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 10–12 minutes, or until edges are set and lightly browned.
  • Let cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


  1. For extra chewy cookies, chill the dough for 30 minutes before scooping and baking.
  2. If you prefer a deeper molasses flavor, you can use dark brown sugar instead of light brown sugar.
  3. These cookies freeze well for up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature before serving.
Keyword baking, brown sugar cookies, chewy cookies, Cookies, Dessert, easy, snack, soft cookies

Alternative Ingredients:

If you do not have the ingredients I listed above, do not worry. You can swap them out for the alternatives below:

Unsalted butterSalted butter or margarine
Light brown sugarDark brown sugar
All-purpose flourBread flour or whole wheat flour
Eggs1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce per egg

What to Serve with Brown Sugar Cookies:

You can pair this delicious Brown Sugar Cookies with the following:

  • A cold glass of milk for the classic cookie and milk combo.
  • A warm cup of coffee or tea for a cozy afternoon treat.
  • A scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use margarine instead of butter?

Yes, you can use margarine, but the flavor and texture may be slightly different.

Can I make these cookies ahead of time?

Yes, you can make the dough ahead of time and refrigerate it for up to 2 days or freeze it for up to 3 months. Thaw frozen dough in the refrigerator overnight before baking.

Can I add chocolate chips or nuts to these cookies?

Absolutely! You can add chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or any other mix-ins you like.

How do I store these cookies?

Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Can I freeze these cookies?

Yes, you can freeze baked cookies in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature before serving.

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