Surprise Inside Easter Cookies
These are a delicate butter cookie with a surprise middle layer of a raspberry flavored cookie with colorful sprinkles.
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
- 1/2 cup butter at room temperature
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1 egg
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 tsp. vanilla
- 2 1/2 cups AP flour
- 1/4 tsp. LorAnn Raspberry Flavoring
- pink food coloring
- 5 oz. or more colored nonpareils
In a large bowl mix the butter until fluffy.
Add the sugar, baking powder and salt; mix until combined
Mix in the egg, egg yolks, and vanilla until combined, scraping sides of the bowl.
Mix in the flour until combined, forming a soft dough.
Remove 3/4 cup of the dough to a small bowl and add the pink food coloring and the LorAnn's flavoring. Mix well to incorporate
Measure out 1 tablespoon of butter dough and make 25 balls with the dough
Using a teaspoon roll the raspberry flavored dough into 25 1" balls.
Flatten the butter flavored dough and place a raspberry dough ball in the center and mold the dough around it to make a round ball.
Roll the ball in the nonpareil sprinkles and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
Bake for 10 - 11 minutes at 375 degrees.