Pink frosted Lofthouse cookie copycats on a cream plate
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Lofthouse Cookie Copycat Recipe

Soft sugar cookies topped with frosting and sprinkles
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 364kcal
Author I Heart Eating

Ingredients

Frosting

  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cookies

  • 1 cup cool butter¹
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt²
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream cold
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract³
  • 2 2/3 cups cake flour

Instructions

  • To make the frosting, combine, powdered sugar, salt, cream, and vanilla in a bowl.
  • Beat on low to until just combined.
  • Increase to medium and beat until smooth, about 3 minutes.
  • Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment or silicone baking mats.
  • Beat butter, sugar, baking soda, and salt on low 30 seconds.
  • Increase to medium and beat for 5 more minutes.
  • Add egg whites, cream, and vanilla, and mix until combined.
  • Add cake flour, and stir in just until incorporated. 
  • Transfer dough to a piping bag fitted with a plain (round) 1/2 inch tip.
  • Pipe out 1-1/4 oz portions (about 3 tablespoons) onto prepared baking sheets, leaving 3 inches in between.
  • Bake about 12-15 minutes, or until pale and puffed.
  • Cool to room tempearature. 
  • Spread frosting over cooled cookies. 
  • Store leftover cookies in the fridge. 

Notes

  1. The butter should be in between straight-from-the-fridge and room temperature, about 60F. 
  2. Or 1/2 teaspoon table salt. 
  3. If you'd like them to taste more like the originals, reduce vanilla to 1 teaspoon.
  4. Nutrition values are estimates. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 430mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.2mg