Four French Toast Sugar Cookies on a plate
4.77 from 13 votes

French Toast Sugar Cookies

I can't decide if these taste more like french toast or a brown sugar cinnamon Pop-Tart! Either way, these sugar cookies are fabulous and a total hit with my family and friends. Enjoy!
Author: Minimalist Baker
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings: 36 (cookies)
Category: Dessert
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Freezer Friendly 1 Month (frost just before serving)
Does it keep? 3 Days



  • 1/2 cup butter (slightly softened // 1 stick equals 1/2 cup)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • 1/2 cup butter (softened // 1 stick = 1/2 cup)
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tsp maple extract
  • 2-4 Tbsp milk (or to desired consistency)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 C).
  2. Cream sugar and butter with mixer; add egg and beat until combined.
  3. Add dry ingredients to a sifter. Alternate adding milk and dry ingredients to the butter mixture while mixing. Then add vanilla and stir.
  4. Chill for 30 minutes before rolling out. Roll out on floured surface, cut into squares and bake at 375 degrees for 10-11 minutes, being careful not to over-bake.
  5. To make the frosting, cream softened butter with 1 cup of the powdered sugar and then slowly add in the rest.
  6. Add maple extract (I used greater end of range // 3 tsp as original recipe is written) and milk, and stir. The consistency you’re looking for is thick and spreadable; not runny.

  7. Frost cookies, sprinkle with cinnamon and enjoy! Store in an air-tight container at room temperature to keep fresh for at least 3 days.


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*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

Nutrition Per Serving (1 of 36 cookies)