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C&H® Sugar’s 1001 Cookie Starter

C&H Sugar 1001 Cookie Starter MixTurn your kitchen into a holiday workshop with C&H® Sugar’s 1001 Cookie Starter Mix – the secret recipe to creating dozens of different homemade holiday cookies from just one easy mix.

  1. Assemble the 1001 Cookie Starter Mix – this homemade baking mix becomes the base to easily create a variety of cookie recipes. The 1001 Cookie Starter makes 10 cups, and you know exactly what goes into each one, including the sweetness of pure cane sugar. You can use the Cookie Starter right away or save it, either frozen or refrigerated, for when you are ready to bake.
    Storage Tip: Divide 1001 Cookie Starter mix into 1 cup portions before freezing. Use plastic resealable bags or air-tight containers.
  2. Add specialty ingredients along with cups of the 1001 Cookie Starter Mix to make various cookies: gingerbread, sugar cookies, fudge balls, brownies, pinwheel cookies and more. Try a few of our recipes below or experiment and create your own recipe with these helpful tips:
    • For sweeter, crispier cookies, add 2-4 tablespoons of C&H® Golden Brown Sugar and/or you can use 2-4 tablespoons of butter or margarine.
    • When making cookies, if your mix is slightly dry, add 1-2 tablespoons of milk at a time, until dough-like consistency is reached.
    • Experiment with spices, such as ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves or allspice.
    • Enhance the flavor of chocolate cookies by substituting 1-2 tablespoons of brewed coffee at room temperature for another liquid in the recipe. Or, if no liquid is called for in the recipe, in addition to the coffee, add equal parts of cocoa powder.
    • Add 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup of flour to a recipe to give it a consistency that can be rolled and cut. Remember to allow dough to chill before cutting.
  3. Wrap up all your different cookies to give as holiday gifts, then wait for the smiles!

1001 Cookie Starter Recipe


In a 4-quart bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Stir until thoroughly blended. Add butter and use pastry blender or clean hands to work into dry ingredients until mixture resembles coarse meal. Makes 10 cups.

For best results:


  1. Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies

    Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies

  2. Cranberry Nut Cookies

    Cranberry Nut Cookies

  3. Gingery Snaps

    Gingery Snaps

  4. Orange Delights

    Orange Delights

  5. Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

    Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

  6. Star Jam Sandwich Cookies

    Star Jam Sandwich Cookies

  7. Lemon Sugar Cookies

    Lemon Sugar Cookies

  8. Chocolate Fudge Balls

    Chocolate Fudge Balls

  9. Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Chocolate Chip Cookies

  10. 1001 nutty chocolate brownies

    Nutty Chocolate Brownies

  11. 1001 peanut butter cookies

    Peanut Butter Cookies

  12. 1001 cinnamon oatmeal raisin cookies

    Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

  13. 1001 holiday coconut squares

    Holiday Coconut Squares

  14. 1001 pecan delights

    Pecan Delights

  15. 1001 orange date nut bars

    Orange Date Nut Bars

  16. 1001 gingerbread man cookies

    Gingerbread Man Cookies