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Easy Pencil Cookies

Whip up these easy teacher treats as a way to thank the teachers in your life! No fancy decorating needed - just cookies, clear treat bags, and cute printables!

Course Dessert
Category Cookie
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 96 kcal
Author Melissa Rose


Sugar Cookies

  • 1 Recipe Cut Out Sugar Cookies (you can use any cookie recipe, although you do want a recipe that doesn't spread, as you want the cookie sticks to fit in the plastic bags.


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 Drops Red Food Coloring


  1. To Make Frosting: In a large bowl, whip butter for a 3-4 minutes until light and fluffy on high speed. Whip in vanilla extract, almond extract, and salt. On medium/low speed begin adding in powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time until all is incorporated. Mix at high speed for 2-3 minutes until nice and creamy.
  2. After cookies are frosted, place in refrigerator to harden before slipping in plastic bags.
  3. Makes 1 cup of frosting.

Recipe Notes

  • Nutrition facts for frosting only.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Pencil Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 96 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 19mg1%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Vitamin A 175IU4%
Calcium 2mg0%
* Nutritional information is estimated from a online calculator and can vary based on ingredients. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.