Patriotic M&M Sugar Cookies
These Patriotic Sugar Cookies are made with red, white, and blue M&Ms, frosting stripes, and star sprinkles. Great for picnics, parties, and the 4th of July!
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time10 mins
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup butter softened
- 1 egg or EggBeaters
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 tablespoons orange juice
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1 1/2 cups red white & blue M&Ms
- 4 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 3-4 tablespoons milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- red white & blue star sprinkles
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
In a large mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add flour, egg, baking powder, orange juice, and vanilla.
Beat at low speed, scraping bowl down, and remix until well combined for 2 minutes. Mix in M&Ms using your hands or a spatula.
Use a 1" ice cream scoop, and place 1” apart on parchment lined cookie sheets.
Bake 7-10 minutes at 400 until edges are just turning golden brown. Cool cookies before decorating with frosting.
In a mixer, using a wire beater/s combine powdered sugar, soft butter, milk, and vanilla. Beat on low speed until soft and fluffy 1-2 minutes.
Place in gallon zip-top bag, snip a tiny corner and drizzle on cookies in a zig-zag pattern to decorate and sprinkle with star sprinkles while the frosting is wet.
Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 5.3% | Vitamin C: 0.6% | Calcium: 2.1% | Iron: 3%