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Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies With Frosting

These Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies are super fun and colorful – perfect for making this Easter! The recipe is not only delicious but also totally easy to make!

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

These mini egg cookies are my new favorite cookie for spring because they are so colorful and easy to decorate. Bonus points that the festive possibilities are endless!

Too busy to make this right away? Pin it for later! Pin this easy recipe to your favorite board on Pinterest and it will be waiting there when you’re ready.

I’m a huge fan of creating treats for every occasion, especially delicious ones like these. These Cadbury mini egg cookies are perfect for taking to your next Easter event or party!

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

This chocolate chip cookie recipe is super versatile and easy to make with only a few ingredients from the grocery store. Start with unsalted butter, granulated sugar, all purpose flour and a splash of vanilla extract.

Be sure to check out some of our other Easter recipes like these; Easter Cookie Bars, Easter Chick Cupcakes or Mini Egg Chocolate Bark. They would be fun to add to Easter baskets this year!

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

This Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Recipe is so much fun for kids of all ages to make and take to holiday parties or events. My kids enjoy the decorating part the most, second only to the eating part of course.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

How to make these mini egg cookies:

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Ingredients:

Tip: pre-made cookie dough mix can be used as a base for these cookies as well. As a busy mom, I like to use short cuts like this when I’m in a hurry to make a quick treat.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees f. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

2. Cream together butter and sugar in a large bowl.

3. Add egg and vanilla, mix well.

4. Add dry ingredients, combine until a soft dough forms.

5. Fold in chocolate chips or mini eggs.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

6. Drop 8 to 10 large scoops of dough onto the baking tray. Leave at least 2″ between the cookie dough balls.

Tip: I like to use a large cookie scoop for this.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

7. Bake at 350 for 12 minutes or until the edges start to brown. Place on a cooling rack to allow the cookies to cool quickly.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

8. Divide the frosting into four small bowls.  Add red, green, blue and yellow food coloring to each small bowl, mix until blended.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

9. Scoop frosting into a piping bag with 1A tip and cover each cookie with the frosting.

Tip: a plastic bag with the tip cut off works too!

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

10. Roughly chop up the mini eggs.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

11. Place the mini egg pieces on top of the cookies.

For chewier, softer cookies simply adjust the baking time and take the cookies out of the oven one minute sooner. Just be sure to allow the cookies to cool completely before decorating.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

How to store these delicious cookies:

Store these sweet treats in a large freezer bag or airtight container at room temperature for a week or in the freezer for up to three months.

This recipe makes 8 deliciously festive easter cookies with just one small bag of cadbury mini eggs! You have to agree that the kids would have a blast decorating these easter egg sugar cookies!!

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

For fun mini egg cookie recipe variations try adding these ingredients: dark chocolate chips , brown sugar, milk chocolate eggs, chocolate chunks or cocoa powder. Be sure to check out this Easter Cup Cookie Recipe to see what I’m talking about!

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

I love the pop of color that the frosting gives each of these cookies! This is the perfect Easter dessert recipe that the whole family will love!

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

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Some of my kitchen essentials:

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

They are the easiest cookies to make with mini eggs, our favorite candy around easter time. I could eat an entire bag of mini Cadbury eggs in one sitting!

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

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Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies

These Cadbury Mini Egg Cookies are super fun and colorful – perfect for making this Easter! The recipe is not only delicious but also totally easy to make!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes
Author: Heather Painchaud
Servings: 8 cookies
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • cup butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup chocolate chips or mini eggs
  • 1 cup vanilla frosting
  • Food coloring
  • ½ cup mini eggs

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees f. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cream together butter and sugar in a medium bowl on low speed.
  • Add egg and vanilla, mix well.
  • Add flour and baking soda, combine until a soft dough forms.
  • Fold in chocolate chips or mini eggs.
  • Drop 8 to 10 large scoops of dough onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 for 12 minutes or until the edges start to brown.
  • Divide the frosting into four small bowls.  
  • Add red, green, blue and yellow food coloring to each bowl, mix until blended.
  • Scoop frosting into a piping bag with 1A tip and cover each cookie with the frosting.
  • Roughly chop up the mini eggs.
  • Top the cookies with mini egg pieces.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 216mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 52g
about heather

Hello, I’m Heather!

I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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