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Sprinkle Cookies

Ah, summer. It has finally arrived here in upstate NY, at least according to the weather. The last couple weekends have been gorgeous – sunny and dry and perfect for backyard fire pits, early morning runs, and going out for ice cream with friends. We’ve also been firing up the grill frequently, and I’m excited to start seeing our favorite fruits and vegetables popping up at the farmers market in the coming weeks. For now though, I’ve been meaning to share these sprinkle cookies that I brought to a friend’s house on Memorial Day. They were soft and sweet, and made for the perfect snack to go along with our hot dogs, fruit salad, and other cookout fare. Enjoy and have a wonderful week!

In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, egg, and extract. Beat 6-7 minutes until very light and fluffy. Add in the flour, salt, cornstarch, and baking powder and soda, beating just until combined. Fold in the sprinkles.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a tablespoon, scoop the dough out of the bowl and on to the parchment. Flatten slightly and add more sprinkles to the tops if desired, and then cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least an hour before baking.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and remove the cookies from the refrigerator. Bake 8 minutes. The cookies should not begin to brown, but the edges should be set. They will look under-cooked in the middle once removed from the oven. Allow them to sit on the hot baking sheet for at least 5 minutes and they will firm up. Transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely. Makes 2 dozen cookies.

Store in an airtight container.

Posted by on June 10, 2014.

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5 Responses

  1. I may have missed It, but how many cookies does this recipe make? Can’t wait to try them out on so e grandsons!

    by Melissa on Jun 10, 2014 at 12:09 pm

  2. Melissa – Nope, you didn’t miss it – I forgot to include it! The recipe makes 2 dozen cookies. Enjoy!

    by Tracy on Jun 10, 2014 at 4:01 pm

  3. I am going to try to be a better blog friend, because I have been neglecting everyone! But these cookies look so yummy and doughy, they remind me of the cake batter cookies, but from scratch! Might have to make them for father’s day this weekend.

    by Sarah on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:37 am

  4. My daughter made these today. We put a scoop of vanilla ice cream between two cookies to make an ice cream sandwich. They were a hit!

    by Peggy on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:01 pm

  5. I came across this recipe while trying to use up some sprinkles. So delicious! I had to pawn most of them off on my husband’s coworkers to keep myself from eating them all.

    by Tara on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:31 pm

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Hi there! I’m Tracy, and I live in upstate NY. My husband and I met in college and have been married since 2005. Canning, baking, writing, photography, and even cleaning (yes, cleaning – it can be oddly relaxing), are all things that I enjoy. This blog brings all of those passions together – but more than [...]more →