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Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies: Memorial Day and Fourth of July Cookie Recipe!

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Red, White and Blue Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies are perfect for Memorial Day, the 4th of July and more!

These made-from-scratch Red, White and Blue Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies are perfect for Memorial Day, the 4th of July and more!

I absolutely adore recipes that look super festive and are oh-so fun to make! This particular cookie recipe is simple to make and can be used for any holiday or special occasion. Simply change out the cookie cutter shape and the colors! Black cats and orange pumpkins for Halloween, red and green stars for Christmas, blue and white dreidles for Hanukkah – you get the idea!

Ready to see how to make these delicious Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies? Keep in mind that this recipe will yield 1 1/2 dozen patriotic star sugar cookies.

Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies Recipe

Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies ingredients

Here’s What You Need

3 eggs
1 cup butter (2 sticks)- melted and cooled
3 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Wilton white sanding sugar crystals
18 Wilton red chocolate melts
1/2 cup Wilton white chocolate melts
1/2 cup Wilton Royal blue chocolate melts
Red White & Blue Star Sprinkles

Here’s What to Do

1.  Preheat oven to 350°. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
2.  Add the eggs and butter to a medium mixing bowl. Whisk to blend well.
3.  In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, sugar and baking powder. Stir until mixed.
4.  Add the vanilla and stir well. Pour into the bowl with the dry ingredients. Blend until fully incorporated.
5.  Roll the dough out on a floured surface. You can make the cookies as thick or as thin as you want.

Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies Process use cookie cutter

6.  Using a star cookie cutter, cut out 18 star shapes and place them on the cookie sheets. Sprinkle white sanding sugar crystals (optional) on top of each cookie.
7.   Bake for 10-12 minutes. Do not let the cookies brown.
8.  Cool on the cookie sheets for 5 minutes and then transfer to wire racks to finish cooling.
9.  While still warm, place a red chocolate melt in the middle of each cookie.

Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies Process 4 bake place on sheet add red melt to middle while warm

10. In a small microwave safe bowl, melt the blue chocolate candies for 45 seconds. Stir until melted. (Depending on your microwave, you may have to microwave in 8 second additional intervals until melted).
11.  With a spoon, lightly drizzle the melted blue chocolate on top of each cookie.
12.  Repeat steps 10-11 with the white chocolate melts.

Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies Process 5 drizzle on white and blue melted candy melts

13.  Lightly sprinkle the red, white and blue star sprinkles on top of each cookie.
14.  ENJOY!!

Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies finished

Speaking of easy, below is the easy-peasy printable version of this recipe! be sure to check back for several more fun patriotic recipes to perfect your Memorial Day and/or Fourth of July celebration!

Yield: 12 cookies

Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies

Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies

These mouth-watering Red, White and Blue Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies are perfect for Memorial Day, the 4th of July and more!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup butter, 2 sticks- melted and cooled
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Wilton white sanding sugar crystals
  • 18 Wilton red chocolate melts
  • 1/2 cup Wilton white chocolate melts
  • 1/2 cup Wilton Royal blue chocolate melts
  • Red White & Blue Star Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Add the eggs and butter to a medium mixing bowl. Whisk to blend well.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, sugar and baking powder. Stir until mixed.
  4. Add the vanilla and stir well. Pour into the bowl with the dry ingredients. Blend until fully incorporated.
  5. Roll the dough out on a floured surface. You can make the cookies as thick or as thin as you want.
  6. Using a star cookie cutter, cut out 18 star shapes and place them on the cookie sheets. Sprinkle white sanding sugar crystals (optional) on top of each cookie.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Do not let the cookies brown.
  8. Cool on the cookie sheets for 5 minutes and then transfer to wire racks to finish cooling.
  9. While still warm, place a red chocolate melt in the middle of each cookie.
  10. In a small microwave safe bowl, melt the blue chocolate candies for 45 seconds. Stir until melted. (Depending on your microwave, you may have to microwave in 8 second additional intervals until melted).
  11. With a spoon, lightly drizzle the melted blue chocolate on top of each cookie.
  12. Repeat steps 10-11 with the white chocolate melts.
  13. Lightly sprinkle the red, white and blue star sprinkles on top of each cookie.
  14. ENJOY!!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1 cookie

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 506Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 94mgSodium: 207mgCarbohydrates: 60gFiber: 2gSugar: 34gProtein: 7g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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