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Saturday, May 14, 2011

Sprinkle Sugar Cookies

sprinkle sugar cookies

For our big family Mother's Day dinner, my Grandma asked me to bring some treats that would be fun and easy for the kids to eat. I was able to ge a bunch of Toll House cookie dough for $1 a package and knew this would be the perfect treat!! These are SO easy and everyone (even the adults) loved them!!

sprinkle sugar cookies

I wanted to do something more fun than a plain sugar cookie. Usually I make snickerdoodles, but instead of cinnamon & sugar, I wanted to try rolling the dough in SpRiNkLeS!

I used a 2 oz bottle of nonpareils sprinkles and one package of sugar cookie dough - that's it!! Easy peasy. You can use any kind of sprinkles, but I think the regular jimmy sprinkles taste like crayons...

sprinkle sugar cookies

Separate the squares (or you can certainly use your own homemade dough) and roll into a ball about the size of a donut hole. Then drop it into the bowl of sprinkles and cover the dough with as little or as many sprinkles as you want. I wanted these extra colorful so I completely covered them. The entire bottle of sprinkles completely covered about 22 cookies.

Towards the end when the sprinkles were low, I left the dough in squares and just covered the tops and sides of the cookies. They came out about the same, and in the long run it might make the sprinkles cover more cookies. Just FYI.

sprinkle sugar cookies

I baked them at 325º for about 14 minutes and they seemed to come out perfectly!

sprinkle sugar cookies

Make sure you separate some for yourself and possibly hide them - they run out fast!

Would you like to comment?

Vintage Marigold said...

Those look Yummy! Visiting from the WhipperBerry Party!

Carmella said...

Who knew it could be that easy to make such pretty cookies?? I'll be trying this for sure, thanks for sharing!

Craft-a-Boo said...

Look tasty! Thanks for sharing that fun idea

annies home said...

love how you got sprinkles to cover the cookie oh they look so fun and sweet come visit me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Sweet and simple! And the regular jimmies do taste like crayons.

Amy at Ameroonie Designs said...

These are so colorful and fun! Visiting from Flamingo Toes!
xoxo,
Amy

Lindsay @ Delighted Momma said...

First off..great pictures! And I love your blog name!..These are perfect for a kiddo party!..or just me eating them :)

I think you must be fabulous because you name is Lindsay as well

Delighted Momma

Stephanie said...

Those are cute! Great for a rainbow party!

Leslie said...

Hi Artsy Fartsy Lindsay ~ this is my first visit to your blog .. those sprinkle cookies had me at hello!!!
I am looking forward to seeing more fun stuff.
btw..I am Leslie from Baltimore and I am your newest follower. : )

Elizabeth said...

These are adorable! Beautiful pictures!

heather {WhipperBerry} said...

looks delish! thanks for partying with whipperberry!
Kisses

Lady Behind The Curtain said...

This idea is perfect for my grand daughters first time baking with grandma. Thanks! Sheryl

Unknown said...

Those are super cute!! I love color!

All Things Fee said...

Love easy baking ideas... Because well let's face it, I am not a baker!


Would love for you to share at Calling All Crafters!
http://allthingsfee.blogspot.com/2011/05/calling-all-crafters-7th-edition.html

Kath said...

adorable! I love those sprinkles. it all looks delicous. really cute blog!

kathryn
www.thedragonsfairytail.blogspot.com

Unknown said...

Those look so fun!

I would love to have you share this at my For the Kids link party! Come join the fun!

http://sunscholars.blogspot.com/2011/05/for-kids-friday-9.html

Michelle @ Delicate Construction said...

SO fun!!! I would love if you linked this up to my Made by Little Hands Monday party!! Your link up is also an entry to a giveaway!! Hope to see you there!
Have a great day!
Michelle
www.delicateconstruction.blogspot.com

Leslie said...

What kid wouldn't want a cookie covered in sprinkles?! You make this so easy too...love it!

Emilee said...

WOW! Cute, easy, and fast! I LIKE it! These would be so great for birthday parties too!

Krafty Max Originals said...

Hop'pin by from 'Follow me Chickadee Tuesday's blog hop!'. I'm following your blog now, wont you please come and follow me back?? ~KM

Krafty Max Originals

Tanya said...

Sprinkles just make everything so much more FUN! Cute idea to make a plain sugar cookie more interesting =)

Jamie said...

These look fabulous!

JamieS@ Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

Kelli W said...

These are so pretty! I love how many sprinkles you added:) My boys would love to help me make these!

keatseatsblog said...

I'm all about some sprinkles!! Come link up to my Sweet Treats Party tomorrow! I'd love to see you there!!
Ashton
www.somethingswanky.com

Johanna said...

These cookies make me happy....They are easy, colorful and look so yummy!! I had to share these on my blog with props back to you. I'm also a new follower!! Thanks for sharing.

johanna xo
over @ Huggs and Kisses xo

http://huggsandkissesxo.blogspot.com/2011/05/cookies-are-for-any-occassion.html

Unknown said...

Wow! Did these bring back memories! The more sprinkles the better in my book! I love the crunch! Thank you for this post! Sandy

Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things} said...

These look fabulous!! Yum!!
Thank you so much for sharing this @ {nifty thrifty sunday} last week!
Hope to see you again tomorrow! :)
xoxo from Germany,
Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}

Unknown said...

I featured you on Toast of Tuesday! Come grab a button!!

http://polkadotsonparade.blogspot.com/2011/05/toast-of-tuesday_24.html

Leslie said...

those look fabulous! I featured these on Hoo's got talent! Thanks for linking up to the party!

Unknown said...

Mmm, those look yummy..but then again, what has sprinkles and isn't good!

Unknown said...

What a quick, cute cookie! Thanks so much for sharing on our Cookie Recipe Swap!
Steph
swtboutique.blogspot.com

Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick said...

I would like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/11/clever-chicks-blog-hop-10.html



I hope you can make it!

,

Cheers,

Kathy Shea Mormino

The Chicken Chick




Unknown said...

Lindsay, these cookies are cute and so easy! Great recipe!

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