The other day I was looking up some new recipes for things I want to bake once fall hits (so many pumpkin flavored things!) and I found this recipe for Sprinkle Cookies!! I LOVE sprinkles on everything–even though they don’t have a ton of flavor, the texture adds so much to the taste for me and they make everything look fun and festive!
When I saw this recipe, I was intrigued but when I saw how simple it was, I knew I had to give it a go. Here is what you’ll need:
- ¾ cup butter
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 egg, plus 1 yolk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 (3.5-ounce packet instant vanilla pudding mix)
- 2 cups flour
- ½ cup sprinkles
And here’s what to do,
- Preheat your oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- In the bowl of your stand mixer (I used my paddle attachment) beat the butter and sugar on medium speed for 2 minutes and do NOT skimp on the time here. Add in the egg, vanilla, baking soda and salt. Mix until combined, and scrape the bowl if needed.
- Next, add in the pudding mix for 30 seconds.
- Turn the mixer to low and slowly add in the flour, mixing until just combined. Be sure to get all of the dough off of the paddle before the next step.
- Here comes the most important step, add in the sprinkles and mix until incorporated evenly.
- Scoop about 2 tablespoons of balled dough onto the prepared baking sheet 2 inches apart. Bake for 8-10 minutes until the cookies are almost set. Don’t over-bake if you want super soft soft cookies. Mine were only slightly golden brown on the bottom.
- Let the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 3-5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
There ya have it! Super simple and makes about two dozen cookies. I unfortunately ate a decent amount of them before I took some to my mom and sister (*insert hands over eyes emoji*) And here you can find the original page where I found this gem.