Autumn Leaf Cookies

autumn leaf cookies Dessert
Autumn Leaf Cookies
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 18

Colorful sugar cookies are the perfect way to welcome fall! This simple twist of Pillsbury™ prepared sugar cookie dough will show you how! MORE+ LESS-

Updated April 11, 2017
Pillsbury Cookie Dough
Make with
Pillsbury Cookie Dough


roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough Sugar
cup flour
Betty Crocker™ gel food color (red, orange, yellow)
cup turbinado sugar


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    Sprinkle flour over Pillsbury™ sugar cookie dough, knead until well combined.
  • 3
    Split dough into three equal portions. Place a teaspoon of red, orange, or yellow food gel onto each portion. Knead until the dough is fully colored.
  • 4
    Tear small pieces of the dough off, roll into balls, then place each ball into a checkerboard pattern, making sure the colors are all mixed up. Pat the colored dough balls together.
  • 5
    Sprinkle turbinado or sparkling sugar over the dough, then use a wooden rolling pin to roll the dough to about 1/4 inch thick.
  • 6
    With a sharp knife, cut dough into teardrop-shaped leaves. Press the knife gently into the center of the leaf to create a leaf impression. Transfer each cookie to a baking sheet.
  • 7
    Bake for 8-10 minutes, or just until the center of each cookie has set.

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More About This Recipe

  • Leaf it to Us: Colorful fall cookies! Red, yellow, orange and brown, all the leaves are falling ... onto your cookie plate! Yep, it's that time of year. Leaves are turning colors and ovens are firing up. Here's the best way evah to combine the two with these colorful Autumn Leaf Cookies. Bake. Cool. Get ready to drool! Then go share these deeelicious cookies with someone you love. Like….YOU! Aren't you positively loveable and brilliant at autumn baking? (Answer: Yes, yes you are.)

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