Cookie Garden

Bring a cheerful centerpiece to your next special gathering.
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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 57 min
  • Prep: 45 min
  • Cook: 12 min
  • Yield: Makes 16 cookies.
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Ingredients

1 roll (18 oz.) refrigerated sugar cookie dough

1 cup prepared white frosting

Assorted food coloring

1½ cups assortment STARBURST® Brand Jellybeans, M&M'S® Brand Milk Chocolate, M&M'S® Brand Speckled Chocolate Eggs and DOVE® Chocolate Eggs

12 lollipop sticks (available at arts and crafts stores)

Medium size cookie cutters in Easter shapes

For display: small basket, styrofoam or green floral oasis and Easter grass, optional

Directions

  1. 1. According to the directions on the cookie dough package, roll the dough to ¼-inch thickness.
  2. 2. Using your favorite holiday cookie cutters, press out cookies from each shape.
  3. 3. Press the lollipop sticks into the bottom half of the cookie cutout.
  4. 4. Bake for 10-12 minutes in a preheated 350-degree F oven.
  5. 5. Cool the cookies.
  6. 6. Color the frosting with a variety of food coloring. Frost the cookies and press on assorted STARBURST® Jellybeans, M&M'S® Brand Milk Chocolate and M&M'S® Speckled Chocolate Eggs.
  7. 7. If desired, press the styrofoam into a basket and cover with Easter grass. Arrange the cookie pops by pressing the sticks into the styrofoam. Decorate the grass with a sprinkling of STARBURST® Jellybeans, M&M'S® Speckled Chocolate Eggs and DOVE® Chocolate Eggs.