These holiday Mickey Mouse Swirl Cookies are so festive and fun!
Makes 24 cookies
1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
1 1/2 C powder sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 C flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cream of tarter
cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
red and green food coloring
wilton holly melody sprinkles
1 box of wilton royal icing bows
1 white tube of cookie icing
- In a standing mixer, combine butter, powder sugar, egg and vanilla and mix on medium speed until combined and fluffy.
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter.
- Gradually add in the flour to the wet mixture and mix on low speed until combined.
- Once dough has formed, place dough onto a lightly floured cutting board.
- Cut the dough into 4 parts.
- Take 1/4 of the dough and add green food coloring and mix till combined.
- Take another 1/4 part of the dough and add red food coloring and mix till combined.
- You should still have two 1/4 parts.
- Place a sheet of parchment paper onto the cutting board.
- Place the red dough onto the parchment paper, sprinkle some flour around it and place another sheet over it.
- Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to 1 inch thick rectangle.
- Cut the edges to clean up the rectangle.
- Repeat steps with a plain dough.
- Carefully lift the plain rectangle dough and place it on top of the red dough.
- Using the parchment paper to help, roll the dough into a log.
- Cut log in half.
- Roll 1 of the half logs into a smaller log for the ears.
- Fold edges of parchment paper and place cookie logs onto a cookie sheet.
- Repeat steps with the green and other plain dough.
- Place cookie sheet into the fridge for over night.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Using a sharp knife, cut the cookie dough logs into 2 inch circles.
- Place a big circle and two small circles onto the cookie sheet in the shape of Mickey’s head.
- Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until slightly golden brown
You can use a small dollop of frosting to attach holly and bows.