Speckled Easter Egg Cookies


The easiest Easter Egg Cookies speckled with a generous amount of vanilla bean paste, adding just the right amount of sweetness and flavor to these delightful treats.

Sugar Cookies

  • 1 cup (226g) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
  • 3 cups (360g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Heilala Vanilla Extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Royal Icing


    Preheat oven to 350° F (180° C)In the bowl of your mixer, cream butter and sugar until smooth, at least 3 minutesBeat in Heilala Vanilla Extract ad egg whiteIn a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder and saltWith your mixer on medium speed, add dry ingredients to egg mixture a little at a time
    Mix until dough comes together
    Flour your bench and wet your hands, knead dough on bench until smooth
    Roll out dough to 1/2inch (1cm) thick and cut into egg shapes
    Place on a lined cookie sheet approximately 1inch (2cm) apart and bake at 350° F (180° C) for 6-8 minutes.
    Let cool on the cookie sheet until firm enough to transfer to a cooling rack
      Royal Icing

      Whisk egg white until light and foamy
      Mix in confectioners sugar a little at a time and beat until a thick white paste forms
      Mix through Heilala Vanilla Bean Paste until seeds are evenly dispersed
      Scoop frosting into your piping bag and pipe onto cooled cookies
        Speckled Easter Egg Cookies

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