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A simple chocolate cookie surrounded with twinkling sugars is easy to make and so impressive to serve as a holiday dessert. And we all know that glitter makes everything better!
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Silver & Gold Chocolate Glitter Cookies

Even the cookies are sparkling for New Year’s Eve! Our Glitter Cookies recipe is an easy homemade chocolate cookie that’s rolled in silver and gold sugars making them sparkle on your dessert table!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Chill time30 mins
Total Time59 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate cookies, glitter cookies, homemade chocolate cookies
Servings: 60 cookies
Calories: 46kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin



  • Whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt and baking soda in medium bowl until blended; reserve.
  • With mixer on medium-high beat butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until combined and blended, about 3 minutes.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and beat until fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  • Add reserved flour mixture and beat until a thick dough forms.
  • Using wet hands, shape into 1-inch balls and chill 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350F.
  • Roll cookie dough in glitter and arrange 3 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake 14 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool 3 minutes on baking sheets. Transfer to wire rack and cool completely.


Makes 60 cookies.
Edible sugar glitter is available in the cake decorating departments at craft stores, on amazon and many times in the baking aisle at your grocery store.


Calories: 46kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg