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Copycat Starbucks Hot Sugar Cookie Latte in a clear mug topped with whipped cream and red and green sprinkles.

Homemade Sugar Cookie Latte Starbucks Copycat Recipe

The Starbucks Sugar Cookie Almond Milk Latte has taken the holiday season by storm, and it’s unlike anything you’ve ever tasted in a coffee drink. Picture a hint of nuttiness intertwined with just the right amount of sweetness, creating a truly heartwarming experience. While it’s traditionally crafted with almond milk, don’t hesitate to infuse it with your milk of choice for a personalized twist. Elevate your holiday spirit with this delicious latte – enjoyed hot or iced.

  • Total Time: 6 MIN
  • Yield: 1 1x


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For the Sugar Cookie Simple Syrup

For the Latte

  • 3/4 cup Almond milk
  • 2 oz espresso or 1/4 cup coffee of your choice
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar cookie symple syrup
  • Whipped Cream (optional)
  • Sprinkles


For the Sugar Cookie Simple Syrup

  1. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the water, brown sugar, granulated sugar, Butter Extract, Vanilla extract, and Almond Extract.
  2. Stir constantly and bring to a simmer.
  3. When all sugar dissolves, remove from heat and pour into a mason jar (or another glass, airtight container)

You have now made a simple syrup. Store in an airtight container in the cabinet for up to two weeks.

To make a Hot Latte

  1. Brew your espresso or coffee.
  2. Steam your milk. If you don’t have a steamer, you can put it in the microwave for 30 seconds at a time or heat in a saucepan over medium heat. Easy!
  3. Combine your coffee, milk and simple syrup in a mug and mix well.
  4. Top with whipped cream and sprinkles. Yum!

To make an Iced Latte

  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Add cold milk and cold espresso or coffee (or even store-bought cold brew coffee).
  3. Add simple syrup and mix well.
  4. Top with whipped cream and sprinkles. Yum!
  • Author: Anna Luther
  • Prep Time: 5 MIN
  • Cook Time: 1 MIN