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Holiday Sugar Cookie Cups

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Holiday Sugar Cookie Cups
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 36

Too-cute cookie cups are the perfect kid-friendly holiday treat, made easy with the help of Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix and frosting. MORE+ LESS-

September 18, 2018

Ingredients

1
pouch (17.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
Butter and egg called for on cookie mix pouch for drop cookies
1/4
cup plus 2 teaspoons red, green and white candy sprinkles
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
1 1/2
teaspoons Betty Crocker™ red gel food color

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 36 mini muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix cookie mix, softened butter and egg with spoon until soft dough forms. Stir in 1/4 cup candy sprinkles. Shape into 36 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Place in mini muffin cups. Press indentation in center of each with end of wooden spoon.
  • 3
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately repeat indentation into center of each cookie with end of clean wooden spoon to make 1-inch opening, cleaning off end with paper towel when needed. Cool in pan 20 minutes. Loosen edges with small knife if needed. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely, at least 30 minutes.
  • 4
    In small bowl, place half of the frosting. Tint red with food color. Place large piping bag fitted with medium star tip on its side. Using large icing spatula, spoon remaining vanilla frosting so it covers half of the length of side of piping bag. Carefully spoon red tinted frosting on top. Insert tip into indentation in each cookie cup. Squeeze bag to fill opening, and pipe about 2 heaping teaspoons per cookie cup. Sprinkle with remaining 2 teaspoons sprinkles. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • Have only one mini muffin pan? Refrigerate remaining dough while baking first batch. Cool pan about 10 minutes, then bake rest of dough, adding 1 to 2 minutes to bake time.
  • Color and sprinkles can be customized for holidays or different events—use your imagination!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie Cup
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
14g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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