Frosted Cookie Cups with Sprinkles

These Frosted Cookie Cups with sprinkles are a fun and delicious treat loved by kids and adults! Topped with a creamy vanilla frosting and more sprinkles!

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These Frosted Cookie Cups with Sprinkles are the perfect, chewy dessert! You're going to love the texture of these cookies!

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Are you a planner? A list maker? I love making a good list, and then checking things off when they are done. As I type this, I seriously have about a dozen post-it notes on my desk of various “lists.”

One of the lists I have is “Easter.” From what to purchase, things to do, and menu ideas…it’s all there! While a big Carrot Cake is usually on the menu, I like to have some cookies as an option too.

These Frosted Cookie Cups with Sprinkles are the perfect, chewy dessert! You're going to love the texture of these cookies!

When Karo® Syrup sent me this cookie recipe to try, I was in love instantly! I knew I wanted to try these as cookie  cups and make the recipe a little more festive for the Easter holiday. I love adding a big dollop of frosting on top of cookies. And, because the recipe calls for Karo, it adds an extra chewiness to an already incredible, buttery cookie.  Imagine sinking your teeth into a sweet frosting then deeper into a chewy cookie cup!

I would say this one is perfect for Easter celebrations!

These Frosted Cookie Cups with Sprinkles are the perfect, chewy dessert! You're going to love the texture of these cookies!

You’re going to need a mini muffin pan to make these frosted cookie cups. This recipe yields about 5-6 dozen small cookie cups, which means you’ll have plenty to share!

A few quick tips about this recipe:

  • Use a small, 1 Tbsp scoop to perfectly portion your cookie dough into the mini muffin tin. This will ensure even baking!
  • Try using a non-stick mini muffin pan. The cookies are buttery enough that they should just pop right out of pan easily (I let mine cool about 5-10 minutes in the pan first).
  • To make the creamiest vanilla frosting, beat your butter for about 3 minutes using a whisk attachment to an electric mixer (or handheld mixer). Once the butter is pale in color, add the remaining ingredients. Beat an additional 3 minutes until light and fluffy!
  • These Frosted Cookie Cups with Sprinkles are the perfect, chewy dessert! You're going to love the texture of these cookies!
  • Use your favorite sprinkles to add color for the holiday! I love using jimmies (the traditional log shaped sprinkles) as I think they have the best texture!
  • I suggest you store your frosted cookie cups in an air-tight container at room temperature for no more than 5 days, for ideal freshness!
  • Be sure to share with family and friends! Baking a little extra is a great way to show people you care and these Easter treats will go quick!

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These Frosted Cookie Cups with Sprinkles are the perfect, chewy dessert! You're going to love the texture of these cookies!

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Frosted Cookie Cups with Sprinkles

Yield: 5-6 dozen

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10-12 minutes

Ingredients:

For the Cookie Cups:

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup Karo® Syrup
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 package (11 oz) white chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup rainbow sprinkles

For the frosting:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1/4 cup rainbow sprinkles

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer. Add in corn syrup, egg, and vanilla. Beat until well blended. Beat in flour, baking soda and salt until combined.
  3. Fold in white chocolate chips and sprinkles, using a wooden spoon.
  4. Drop by 1 Tbsp scoop into a non-stick mini muffin pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until lightly browned. Remove from oven and cool in pan for about 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.
  5. For the frosting, beat butter for about 3 minutes using electric mixer. Once pale in color, add in powdered sugar, vanilla and milk. Beat an additional 3 minutes until light and fluffy. Pipe small dollops of frosting onto each cooled cookie cup. Add sprinkles immediately.
  6. Best when stored in air tight container at room temperature.
Adapted from karosyrup.com

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These Frosted Cookie Cups with Sprinkles are the perfect, chewy dessert! You're going to love the texture of these cookies!

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17 comments on “Frosted Cookie Cups with Sprinkles”

  1. Mir

    The to-do list is never-ending, Aimee…much to my dismay. 🙂 But if making cookie cups is part of it (which I actually did yesterday, so yay for great minds thinking alike and all of that), then it’s not such a bad list! These are adorable!

  2. Anonymous

    I’m a total list-maker too, and I have so many post-it notes all over my apartment you’d think I have stocks in 3M LOL… I love these cookie cups, they’re adorable! … I definitely need to put these on my to-do list… I think I’ll write it on a post-it note! 😉

  3. YES I am a compulsive list maker (if I don’t write it down… I forget to do it).  I love these cute little cups (I’m a sucker for anything with sprinkles!), so they’re definitely going to be making it onto my “To-Do” list.  Great recipe! 🙂  

  4. I could totally get on board with these!!

  5. So pretty and fun!!  I love how colorful these are 🙂

  6. My new favourite party cookies  <3

  7. Yummy! 🙂 Easy and worthy to make!

  8. That looks delicious and fun to make! Kids will surely love to make these!

  9. Oh my goodness, these are almost too pretty to eat! I said almost. 😀 Would love one of these on my plate right now. Yum!

  10. This is exactly what I need for my Wednesday sugar rush. Buttery funfetti party, yes please. 

  11. yummy ! I love them , i wana taste it wright noww

  12. You had me at sprinkles! These look so fun and festive!

  13. I’m a list-making fiend, which is probably one of the reasons that I love stationery stores so much.  Now I need to put “make Aimee’s cupcakes” on one of those lists!

  14. So cute! My family would go crazy for these little cookie cups, so great for a birthday party or any special day.

  15. Umm totally a list maker and totally need some cookies right now! Karl Syrup is a staple in my pantry! 

  16. My kids would love these! They look so fun and cute.

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