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Mickey Mouse Swirl Cookies

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They’re cute, festive and delicious! Share with friends, family and co-workers and you’re sure to put a smile on some faces this holiday season!

Mickey Mouse Swirl Cookies


Makes 24 cookies

You will need: 
1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
1 1/2 C powder sugar
1 egg
2 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 C flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cream of tartar
cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
red and green food coloring
Wilton holly melody sprinkles
1 box of Wilton royal icing bows
1 white tube of cookie icing
tweezers

Directions:

In a standing mixer, combine butter, powder sugar, egg and vanilla and mix on medium speed until combined and fluffy

In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter.

Gradually add in the flour to the wet mixture and mix on low speed until combined

Once dough has formed, place dough onto a lightly floured cutting board

Cut the dough into 4 parts

Take 1/4 of the dough and add green food coloring and mix till combined

Take another 1/4 part of the dough and add red food coloring and mix till combined

You should still have two 1/4 parts

Place a sheet of parchment paper onto the cutting board

Place the red dough onto the parchment paper, sprinkle some flour around it and place another sheet over it

Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to 1 inch thick rectangle

Cut the edges to clean up the rectangle

Repeat steps with a plain dough

Carefully lift the plain rectangle dough and place it on top of the red dough

Using the parchment paper to help, roll the dough into a log

Cut log in half

Roll 1 of the half logs into a smaller log for the ears

Fold edges of parchment paper and place cookie logs onto a cookie sheet

Repeat steps with the green and other plain dough

Place cookie sheet into the fridge for over night

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

Using a sharp knife, cut the cookie dough logs into 2 inch circles

Place a big circle and two small circles onto the cookie sheet in the shape of Mickey’s head

Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until slightly golden brown

Once cookies are baked, pick which ones you want to be Minnie and Which ones you want to be Mickey

Using the cookie icing, add a small dollop onto the back of the icing bow and place in the middle of the big circle in between the ears

Repeat steps with all Minnie cookies

Using the cookie icing, pipe on a small dot onto the back of the holly sprinkles and place into the top right corner

Repeat steps with all cookies

Let dry for 20 minutes before enjoying

 

Mickey Mouse Swirl Cookies
Recipe Type: Desserts
Author: Dannelle Gay
Ingredients
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
  • red and green food coloring
  • Wilton holly melody sprinkles
  • 1 box of Wilton royal icing bows
  • 1 white tube of cookie icing
  • tweezers
Instructions
  1. In a standing mixer, combine butter, powder sugar, egg and vanilla and mix on medium speed until combined and fluffy
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter.
  3. Gradually add in the flour to the wet mixture and mix on low speed until combined
  4. Once dough has formed, place dough onto a lightly floured cutting board
  5. Cut the dough into 4 parts
  6. Take 1/4 of the dough and add green food coloring and mix till combined
  7. Take another 1/4 part of the dough and add red food coloring and mix till combined
  8. You should still have two 1/4 parts
  9. Place a sheet of parchment paper onto the cutting board
  10. Place the red dough onto the parchment paper, sprinkle some flour around it and place another sheet over it
  11. Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to 1 inch thick rectangle
  12. Cut the edges to clean up the rectangle
  13. Repeat steps with a plain dough
  14. Carefully lift the plain rectangle dough and place it on top of the red dough
  15. Using the parchment paper to help, roll the dough into a log
  16. Cut log in half
  17. Roll 1 of the half logs into a smaller log for the ears
  18. Fold edges of parchment paper and place cookie logs onto a cookie sheet
  19. Repeat steps with the green and other plain dough
  20. Place cookie sheet into the fridge for over night
  21. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  22. Using a sharp knife, cut the cookie dough logs into 2 inch circles
  23. Place a big circle and two small circles onto the cookie sheet in the shape of Mickey’s head
  24. Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until slightly golden brown
  25. Once cookies are baked, pick which ones you want to be Minnie and Which ones you want to be Mickey
  26. Using the cookie icing, add a small dollop onto the back of the icing bow and place in the middle of the big circle in between the ears
  27. Repeat steps with all Minnie cookies
  28. Using the cookie icing, pipe on a small dot onto the back of the holly sprinkles and place into the top right corner
  29. Repeat steps with all cookies
  30. Let dry for 20 minutes before enjoying
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