Spring Easter Cookie Cups

Looking for a fun Easter treat to make with the kids? Try these super cute Spring Easter Cookies Cups!
Author: Jennifer Fishkind
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Let dry: 30 mins
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15
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Ingredients

Cookie Cups

  • 1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter (softened)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup rainbow sprinkles

Vanilla frosting

  • 1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cup powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2-4 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • Spring/Easter Candy Decorations

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray your mini cupcake pan and set aside
  3. Using a mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy

  4. Beat in the egg, egg yolk and vanilla until combined
  5. In a medium bowl, using a whisk, mix together the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and cornstarch together.
  6. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients
  7. Once the dough has forms, mix in the sprinkles
  8. Using the ice cream scooper, scoop out some dough into your hands and roll it into a ball
  9. Place dough ball into cupcake pan and lightly push down
  10. Repeat step with remaining dough
  11. Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown
  12. Let cookies cool completely
  13. Using a mixer, combine the butter, powder sugar, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream.

  14. Mix the frosting until combined and stiff
  15. Pour your easter sprinkles into a bowl and separate the egg from the green sprinkles
  16. Using a butter knife spread the icing onto the top of the cookie cups
  17. Dip the cookie cups into the green sprinkles
  18. Add candy Easter eggs and other fun decorations

  19. Let sit for about 30 minutes to dry.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 291kcal
Fat: 14g
Saturated fat: 8g
Cholesterol: 59mg
Sodium: 88mg
Potassium: 51mg
Carbohydrates: 39g
Sugar: 29g
Protein: 2g
Vitamin A: 8.8%
Calcium: 2.4%
Iron: 3.8%
Keyword: cookies, Easter, Spring
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