This Mardi Gras cookie recipe is not only delicious but eye-catching. If you are thinking about having your own Mardi Gras party this year I have a few delicious dessert recipes for your spread. This year Mardi Gras will be March 1st.
Add these other recipes to your gathering.
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Jubilant Mardi Gras Cookie Recipe
- 1 medium round scooper
- 2 cookie sheets
- 1 cup butter sweet cream, unsalted, softened
- 1½ cups powdered sugar
- 1 egg large
- 2 tsp rum extract
- 3 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp baking powder
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line the cookie sheet switch parchment paper.
- Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, powder sugar, egg, and rum extract until combined.
- Using a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and baking powder until combined.
- Gradually beat in the dry ingredients into the wet until a dough forms.
- Using the scooper, scoop out some dough onto the cookie sheet.
- Gently press the dough down into a thick mound.
- Bake 10-12 minutes or until light brown around the edge.
- Allow to cool completely .
Rum Frosting Instructions
- Using the standing mixer again, beat all frosting ingredients together until smooth and stiff.
- Scoop some frosting out onto the cookies and gently spread evenly .
- Decorate the top of the cookies with the sanding sugar sprinkles.
- Allow the frosting to set before enjoying!