Friday, January 20, 2017
Birthday Cookie Cups
Birthday Cookie Cups Celebrate a new birthday tradition with these sweet and buttery Birthday Cookie Cups! 1 package Sugar cookie mix 1 package cream cheese, room temperature 4 tbsp icing sugar (also known as powdered sugar) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp colored sprinkles plus 1 tbsp for garnish, if desired Preheat oven according to directions on cookie package. Make cookie dough according to the package directions. Add in 1 tbsp sprinkles and mix. Press cookie dough into a greased mini muffin tin to form a cup. Bake for about 5 minutes. Remove tray from oven when cups are rising. Take a small spoon and deflate the centers of the cups while leaving the sides of the cookie cup untouched. Put back in the oven and bake for another 5 minutes. Again, remove from oven and with a small spoon, deflate the centers of the cups while leaving the sides of the cookie cup untouched. Place back in the oven again and finish baking until the cookie cups are golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool completely. In a mixing bowl, whip cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla extract together until light and fluffy. Place cream cheese mixture into a piping back and pipe the mixture into the cooled cookie cups with a decorative tip. Cool in the refrigerator until ready to serve. When ready to serve, top with sprinkles.