These Funfetti Cookies or Confetti Cookies are soft chewy cookies that are easy to make, tastes delicious, and look awesome. These homemade cookies are perfect to make for Christmas, Halloween, or for a Birthday party.
About This Recipe
Funfetti cookies, also known as Confetti Cookies are soft baked cookies which are made of some simple and basic ingredients required with a cookie. What makes it different is Funfetti or Sprinkles, which makes these cookies colorful and appealing.
Funfetti or sprinkles adds a great color on the cookies and also make them look Instagram worthy.
You can also add chocolate chips along with funfetti for that extra chocolate flavour.
In case you are thinking about where to find confetti, don’t worry, it is easily available in any supermarket or local shops. You can even order them online.
You can make this cookie from the cake mix too, but why to use the readymade cake mix when you can make it from scratch at home.
These cookies are super easy to make and the recipe is very simple and straight forward.
These Funfetti Cookies are,
- Easy to make
- Popular among kids
- Perfect accompaniment for Coffee
Funfetti – Also known as sprinkles is one colorful ingredient that makes these cookies different and unique.
Make sure that you use good quality funfetti, so that they don’t bleed while you use them in the dough.
Sugar – We have added both granulated and powdered sugar, as the addition of powdered sugar makes the cookie soft and chewy.
Other Ingredients – Other ingredients are the basic ones that are required to make a cookie. They are – All-Purpose Flour, Baking Soda, Salt, Unsalted Butter, Egg and Vanilla Extract.
Step by Step Recipe
Pre heat the oven to 350 Degrees F (180 Degrees C). Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
Whisk butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy( Approx for 2-3 minutes on medium speed).
Add egg, powdered sugar and vanilla extract and mix well.
Add the flour, baking soda and funfetti and mix to form a dough.
Scoop 1 tablespoon of dough on the prepared baking sheet keeping a distance of 2 inches between each scoop.
Bake for 8-9 minutes until cookies are slightly browned from the sides. Remove the tray from the oven and transfer the cookies on a wire rack to cool completely. Make all the cookies in the same manner. Store in an airtight glass jar at room temperature for upto a week.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have extra cookie dough which is not coming to use, you can freeze it for later use.
Just make balls out of cookie dough after you refrigerate it for 3 to 4 hours, flatten them and then freeze it using the parchment to separate the layers.
Once frozen, take them out and add them to a freezer bag or a ziplock bag. Remove as much as air from the bag as possible and freeze them for up to 3 to 4 months.
When you are baking the frozen cookies, thaw them in the refrigerator overnight and bring them to room temperature.
Once done, bake it for extra few minutes until they reach the stage when their edges are the slightly golden brown.
There are many ingredients that you can substitute and use instead of eggs to make Eggless version of these Funfetti cookies:
You can add cream cheese and corn starch to get that soft and chewy texture instead.
Try to add curd as a substitute for eggs.
You can add the combination of corn starch and apple sauce too.
Milk is another option that you can use to make the cookies.
If you don’t mind the flax seeds color in your cookies, then you can add fax seeds paste too. (*mix 1 tablespoon ground flax + 3 tablespoon water to get the egg texture)
If looking for Gluten Free cookies, then you can add Gluten-Free Flour instead of All-Purpose Flour.
Yes, you can make the dough, scoop them into balls, cover and then refrigerate them for up to 5 days, before baking.
Bake them fresh, whenever you are planning on serving them to your family or guests.
If you are making it for a large crowd, you can double or even triple this recipe.
I would recommend you to make these Cookies using All Purpose Flour only, as Whole Wheat Flour will change the texture and taste of the same.
Store these delicious cookies in an airtight container up to 5 days at room temperature.
You can even freeze these cookies. Once the cookies have cooled completely, freeze them on a cookie tray for about 30 minutes.
Next, toss the cookies into a ziplock bag and store in the freezer for about 3 months. Freezing for that first 30 minutes is important, as like this the cookies won’t stick to each other while freezing!
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Funfettti Cookies Recipe
- 300 g All Purpose Flour
- ½ teaspoon Baking Soda
- ½ teaspoon Salt
- 300 g Unsalted Butter (Softened)
- 120 g Granulated Sugar
- 80 g Powdered Sugar
- 1 Egg
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- ¾ cup Funfetti
- Pre heat the oven to 350 Degrees F (180 Degrees C).
- Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
- Whisk butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy( Approx for 2-3 minutes on medium speed).
- Add egg, powdered sugar and vanilla extract and mix well.
- Add the flour, baking soda and funfetti and mix to form a dough.
- Scoop 1 tablespoon of dough on the prepared baking sheet keeping a distance of 2 inches between each scoop.
- Bake for 8-9 minutes until cookies are slightly browned from the sides.
- Remove the tray from the oven and transfer the cookies on a wire rack to cool completely.
- Make all the cookies in the same manner.
- Store in a airtight glass jar at room temperature for upto a week.