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Copycat Crumbl Sugar Cookie Recipe

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IYKYK! This copycat Crumbl cookie sugar cookie recipe is just like the real deal…but in a slightly better size. 😉 Just like these popular cookies, the cookie is a chewy and dense sugar cookie with a swoop of the trademark pink and sweet almond frosting. You don’t have to be an expert baker to make this Crumbl cookie recipe, it comes together with basic ingredients and with just 15 minutes prep. And next time you’re looking for a sweet treat, be sure to try my mini cupcakes and fruit loop bars.

Switch up the frosting color for holidays or themed parties – it’s totally customizable. And be sure to try my creepy Halloween cookies, chewy gingerbread cookies or festive Christmas tree cupcakes over the holidays.

Stack of Crumbl cookie sugar cookie recipe with milk.

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes

  • Tastes just like the Crumbl pink sugar cookie!
  • Can make in any color
  • Easy to make
  • Smaller size than Crumbl (which I prefer)
  • Made with just 11 basic ingredients (mostly pantry staples)
  • Just 15 minutes prep time
Stack of copycat Crumbl sugar cookie.


You’ll need just a handful of basic ingredients to make this crumbl sugar cookie copycat recipe:

  • Flour – Use an all-purpose flour for best results.
  • Baking powder – This helps ensure that the cookies aren’t dense.
  • Salt – The salt helps bring out the sweet flavor even more.
  • Butter – Use a high quality butter for best results.
  • Sugar – Use granulated sugar for best results and classic sugar cookie flavor.
  • Powdered sugar – The powdered sugar in the cookie batter helps to create a chewy texture and is also the base of the icing.
  • Egg – Use a high quality egg for best results.
  • Vanilla extract – Use a high quality vanilla extract for best results.
  • Almond extract – Don’t skip this, even though it’s a small amount, it adds the signature Crumbl sugar cookie almond flavor to both the cookies and icing.
  • Cream – This helps lighten the icing a bit.
  • Food coloring – I recommend using gel colors because they don’t change the consistency of the icing.
Ingredients to make crumbl cookie sugar cookie recipe.

How to Make Crumbl Pink Sugar Cookies

Let me show you how simple this crumbl cookie copycat recipe is:

  • Mix dry ingredients. In a small mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, and salt.
Flour mixture in a bowl for Crumbl copycat cookies.
  • Beat butter and sugar. Using a hand mixer or stand mixer using the paddle attachment, beat together butter with both granulated sugar and powdered sugar until fluffy.
Creamed butter and sugar in mixing bowl.
  • Beat wet ingredients. Beat in egg, vanilla extract, and almond extract until combined.
Wet ingredients for Crumbl sugar cookies.
  • Mix cookie dough. Beat in flour mixture until fully incorporated.
Crumbl sugar cookie copycat dough.
  • Shape cookies. Scoop out dough into walnut sized balls (about 2 tablespoons) or a rounded large cookie dough scoop and lightly flatten in your hands.
  • Bake cookies. Place cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat with about 2 inches of space in between each and bake in the oven until set on the edges. Let completely to room temperature.
Baked Crumbl sugar cookies on a tray.
  • Make almond buttercream frosting. While cookies cool, beat butter, powdered sugar, cream, vanilla extract, and almond extract together. Add pink food coloring (a drop or two of red) and add food coloring until it reaches desired shade.
Copycat Crumbl pink almond frosting.
  • Frost cookies. Spread icing on cookies as desired. Let set before freezing or stacking.
Pink sugar cookie from Crumbl copycat.

Storage Instructions

Store crumbl cookies sugar cookie recipe in an airtight container for 1-2 days.

Can you freeze Crumbl cookies?

Yes! These cookies freeze really well and I actually prefer to freeze them right away (once the icing has set) – just like I do when I get them from Crumbl.

Stack of Crumbl copycat cookies.

More Copycat Recipes

If you like this copycat crumbl sugar cookie recipe, you might like these other copycat recipes:

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Stack of Crumbl cookie sugar cookie recipe with milk.

Copycat Crumbl Sugar Cookie Recipe

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 This copycat Crumbl cookie sugar cookie recipe has the potential to quickly climb to your favorite cookie status! No need to be a professional baker either- its easy!


Units Scale

For Cookies:

  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

For Icing:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Pink food coloring (I like to use gel colors because they don’t change the consistency of the icing)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.

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Recipe and Photo Credit: Recipe, photos, and video were take by Elise New from Frugal Farm Wife

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