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Red, White & Blueberry Cookies

Cherries, white chocolate chips, almonds and fresh summer blueberries all combined in a sweet, buttery, flaky super sugar cookie. Perfect for summer get togethers.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberries, cherries, easy, forth of July, holiday, summer, white chocolate chips


Red, White, and Blue Sugar Cookie Recipe

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 2 tsp cherry extract used cherry juice instead
  • 4.5 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar optional
  • 1 cup chopped, drained Maraschino Cherries reserve cherry juice
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips


  • Mix butter, oil, both sugars, eggs and extracts together in a large bowl. Beat until combined.
  • Whisk flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar in a separate bowl until incorporated. Add to butter mixture and mix until all ingredients are blended. Do not over blend.
  • Mix blueberries with 1/4 cup sugar. Add cherries, sugared blueberries, white chocolate chips and mix into basic cookie dough until just stirred in. Do not over mix.
  • Spoon out on cookie sheets lined with parchment paper. You can make them any size you want. 
  • Cook on 375 for just about 10 minutes or until edges are just turning golden and crispy. Should be soft in the middle.
  • Cool on wire racks. When cool add glaze and almond slices if desired.

Cherry Almond Glaze

  • Whisk 2 cups confectioners sugar with 1/3 of reserved cherry juice, 1 tsp almond extract and a splash of water or until thin enough to drizzle.
  • Add sliced almonds on top.