Elf Bites

I have a theory that sprinkles make everything taste better. Especially in these elf bite cookies! They’re small enough for an elf to enjoy and tasty enough to bring to your next Christmas diner. Even if you need to make your Christmas dessert in a rush, this recipe is simple and uses only 5 ingredients. It’s the perfect, delicious cookie recipe to complement any meal, and plus they look very cute! Pour on the sprinkles and let the Christmas fun begin!



  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 5 tsp red and green candy sprinkles



  1. Whip butter, sugar, and extract together until creamy
  2. At a lower speed mix in flour until mixture thickens
  3. Add sprinkles and mix until well combined
  4. With hands knead dough until it forms into a ball and then flatten in cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
  5. Cut flattened dough into 1/2 inch squares
  6. Bake at 325º for 15 minutes or until the tops are lightly golden brown
  7. Separate the cookies before they completely cool and let them finish cooling on rack




Happy Holidays!

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