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Mickey Mouse Swirl Cookies

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These holiday Mickey Mouse Swirl Cookies are so festive and fun!

A decorated cookie on a plate

Happy Holidays! It is cookie baking season and these Mickey Mouse Swirl Cookies are such a fun treat to share with friends and family. The festive colors mixed with the shape of one of our favorite Disney characters makes it a family favorite cookie in our home. Feel free to enjoy Mickey Mouse cookies or add a bow to make them Minnie Mouse cookies! Any way you like to enjoy them, they will be loved by all. You might also like:

A plate of food on a table, with cookiesFood on a table, with Holiday and DoughnutMickey mouse swirl cookies


 

Makes 24 cookies

Ingredients
1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
1 1/2 C powder sugar
1 egg
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
tweezers

A close up of a cookieDirections

  1. In a standing mixer, combine butter, powder sugar, egg and vanilla and mix on medium speed until combined and fluffy.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter.
  3. Gradually add in the flour to the wet mixture and mix on low speed until combined.
  4. Once dough has formed, place dough onto a lightly floured cutting board.
  5. Cut the dough into 4 parts.
  6. Take 1/4 of the dough and add green food coloring and mix till combined.
  7. Take another 1/4 part of the dough and add red food coloring and mix till combined.
  8. You should still have two 1/4 parts.
  9. Place a sheet of parchment paper onto the cutting board.
  10. Place the red dough onto the parchment paper, sprinkle some flour around it and place another sheet over it.
  11. Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to 1 inch thick rectangle.
  12. Cut the edges to clean up the rectangle.
  13. Repeat steps with a plain dough.
  14. Carefully lift the plain rectangle dough and place it on top of the red dough.
  15. Using the parchment paper to help, roll the dough into a log.
  16. Cut log in half.
  17. Roll 1 of the half logs into a smaller log for the ears.
  18. Fold edges of parchment paper and place cookie logs onto a cookie sheet.
  19. Repeat steps with the green and other plain dough.
  20. Place cookie sheet into the fridge for over night.
  21. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  22. Using a sharp knife, cut the cookie dough logs into 2 inch circles.
  23. Place a big circle and two small circles onto the cookie sheet in the shape of Mickey's head.
  24. 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. A decorated cake on a plate, with Cookie and Royal icing

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Mickey mouse swirl cookies

Makes 24 cookies
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Author: Melissa Au

Ingredients

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 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
  • tweezers

Instructions

  • 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
  • Once cookies are baked, pick which ones you want to be Minnie and Which ones you want to be Mickey
  • Using the cookie icing, add a small dollop onto the back of the icing bow and place in the middle of the big circle in between the ears
  • Repeat steps with all Minnie cookies
  • Using the cookie icing, pipe on a small dot onto the back of the holly sprinkles and place into the top right corner
  • Repeat steps with all cookies
  • Let dry for 20 minutes before enjoying
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