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Mardi Gras Cookie

Jubilant Mardi Gras Cookie Recipe

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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 holiday will be celebrated the day after Valentine's Day this year.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 11 mins
Course Cookies & Bars
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 166 kcal


  • 1 medium round scooper
  • 2 cookie sheets
  • parchment paper


Cookie Ingredients

Rum Frosting


Cookie Instructions

  • 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!


Serving: 1cookieCalories: 166kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 3gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 98mgPotassium: 47mgFiber: 1gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 99IUCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cookies, mardi gras, rum frosting
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