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Easy Fall Cookies (Leaf Cookies)

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Quick and easy Fall cookies (leaf cookies) made with simple ingredients. These homemade decorated Fall cookies are great for Autumn or Thanksgiving parties.

Servings: 15 Cookies
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 9 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 2 cups Sugar cookie dough
  • Gel colorings Red, yellow, orange and green
  • Edible marker Black
  • Leaf cutters Various sizes and styles
  • Wax paper
  • Rolling pin


  1. Prepare your sugar cookie dough.
  2. Divide the dough into 4 balls.
  3. Use red, yellow, orange and green gel colorings to tint each ball.
  4. Break off small portions of each ball.
  5. Randomly, start sticking them together until you have something that looks like a colorful log.
  6. Use the palm of your hands to flatten this colorful log piece.
  7. Place this flattened dough on a sheet of wax paper or parchment paper.

  8. Place a sheet of wax paper or parchment paper on top of the dough.

  9. Use a rolling pan to flatten out the dough.
  10. Use leaf cutters to cut out shapes.
  11. Place them on a cookie tray lined with parchment paper.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until the cookies are golden brown along the edges. 

  13. Once the cookies cool down, use a black edible marker to draw details on the leaves. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Easy Fall Cookies (Leaf Cookies)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 9
% Daily Value*
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 3mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.