If you love melt in your mouth butter cookies you need to try these! It’s a softer batter so you can pipe easily with it. This is one of my childhood faves ❤️❤️
Do yourself a favor and make a double batch, trust me 😂😋😋
- 9 oz butter at room temperature
- 3/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups flour
- Rainbow sprinkles (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350 F, line baking sheets with parchment paper.
- Place butter in stand mixer (or you can use a hand mixer) and mix until creamy.
- Add sugar and vanilla extract and continue mixing for 12 mins until it becomes white and creamy.
- Using a spatula mix (sifted) flour into the mixture until completely combined.
- Put batter into a piping bag with a star tip (1/2″ to 1cm)
- Form cookies on the prepared sheets, sprinkle with rainbow sprinkles.
6. Bake for 12 mins or until the base turns light brown.
7. Let the cookies cool completely before serving.
I’ve realised that inviting people over and telling me 20 minutes before they arrive is a genetic trait of my husband and it’s now presenting itself in my son *slaps forehead* *mutters curses*
Yesterday I had to come up with a very quick dinner and a treat for his little friends. Baking a cake or cookies would take too long, jello takes forever to set and pie takes even longer than forever. As I stood there staring into my pantry I noticed a box of rice krispies in the corner! EUREKA! Rice krispy treats! Quick, easy and done in less than 10 minutes, perfect!
I fancied it up a little with some left over Reese’s Pieces from Easter * Ok ok I keep a secret stash in my underwear draw because that’s the only place none of my kids or the hubs would look in 😀 You can try adding sprinkles, m&m’s, or whatever you have on hand….well….maybe not sardines.
Here’s my quick recipe!
- 4 tbsp butter
- 16 oz mini marshmellows
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 6 cups rice krispies ( rice cereal)
- chocolate chips
- reese’s pieces or m&m’s or chocolate chips for toppings
- Melt butter over medium heat.
- Add marshmellows and stir frequently until melted.
- Add vanilla and stir.
- Pour in rice krispies and a handful of chocolate chips and stir well.
- Remove from heat and pour into a pan and let cool a little.
- Spray hands with cooking spray or a little oil (this keeps it from sticking to your skin) and press until flat and smooth.
- Add more toppings on top and press in! Easy peasy!
I’m bringing this treat to fiesta Friday with the dynamite duo of J & J! That’s Justine @ Eclectic odds n sods andJhuls @ The Not So Creative Cook.