Funfetti Sugar Cookies

Funfetti Sugar Cookies

Sometimes, it’s the little things in life that really brighten my day and make me feel all warm and fuzzy. 

A card in the mail from a friend, a hug from Joshua after a long day of work, or a new vinyl record to play in my room. Currently, I’ve been playing Stevie Wonder’s “Songs in the Key of Life”. Everything sounds better on vinyl in my opinion, but maybe it’s just my inner-hipster talking. 

One of the many things that Joshua and I have in common is our love for rainbow sprinkles. Whatever kind of ice cream he orders, there is always a plethora of sprinkles atop. A man who orders rainbow sprinkles on his ice cream is absolutely confident in himself! I love it. 

I anticipated sharing with you an egg recipe because it’s been a while, but my heart took a different direction in the kitchen. 

I spotted the rainbow sprinkles and the rest was history. These cookies are soft in the middle and crunchy on the outsides. A perfect cookie in my opinion. They lasted about five minutes on the counter before two or three were consumed by my mother. The woman who once told me not to eat dessert before dinner totally just broke the rule! I’ll take it as a compliment. 

Cookies have always been on the list of little things that brighten my day especially when they’re loaded with sprinkles. 

What are some of the little things in your life that brighten your day or make your heart warm? 

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Funfetti Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup rainbow sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, beat butter on medium speed for several minutes until light and fluffy. Once butter is creamed, add egg, sugar, and vanilla. Mix well.
  2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Turn stand mixer or hand mixer to low speed and slowly add dry ingredients to butter mixture. Incorporate sprinkles into dough and beat for fifteen seconds.
  4. Transfer dough to medium-sized mixing bowl and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  6. On a parchment lined cookie sheet, create one-inch dough balls. Place dough balls about two-inches apart on cookie sheet. Bake for 9 minutes or until cookies are golden brown.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool for at least ten minutes.
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Written by Miss Scrambled Egg

Erin is the author of Miss Scrambled Egg. She is a barista, teacher, and blogger. She is slightly overwhelmed by the sight of carrot cake and Bernese Mountain Dogs.
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