Vodka Cookies
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5 from 3 votes

Vodka Cookies

Colorful vivid Vodka Cookies for your senses in yellow and blue.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: German
Keyword: vodka cookies
Servings: 40 cookies
Calories: 54kcal
Author: Helene D'Souza


For the dough:

  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ cup Powdered Sugar
  • pinch Salt
  • 2 Teaspoon Vanilla Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup Butter soft
  • 5 drops Lemon Extract
  • 1 Tablespoon Vodka

For the icing:

  • ¼ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 drops Yellow Food Coloring
  • 2 Tablespoon Vodka
  • ...and Sugar deco such as blue sugar balls


  • Mix the flour with baking powder, Sugar, Salt and Vanilla Sugar first and then add the wet ingredients the Egg, soft Butter, Lemon Essence and Vodka.
  • Mix the whole content and then work out for a few minutes to a smooth dough.
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  • Form into a big sausage and wrap into plastic and let the dough cool for 1 hour in the fridge.
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  • Just before you roll out your dough, preheat your oven to 180 Celsius.
  • Take out form the fridge and roll your dough 4 millimeter thick out. Cut out with a cookie cutter while using extra flour at the side so that the dough shapes don't stick.
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  • Place on a baking tray and bake for about 10 minutes.
  • While the cookies cool prepare the icing by mixing the powdered sugar with the food coloring and Vodka.
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  • Place the icing into a piping bag and decorate your cookies with the icing and then push the colored sugar balls into the icing.
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  • Let the icing get hard and store in a airtight container if you live in the tropics and in a cold climate store in a metal box (+Apple skin to keep the apples soft).


Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.3mg