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Funfetti Cookie Recipe

A Funfetti cookie recipe with a easy workable roll-out dough.

funfetti cookie recipe

This easy Funfetti cookie recipe makes a soft cookie that is sprinkled full of flavor and tastes like a Funfetti birthday cake in cookie form. The non-sticky dough is easy to work with and holds its shape while baking making these cookies a breeze to make.

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What ingredients do you need to make this Funfetti cookie recipe?

  • All-purpose flour
  • Salt
  • Baking Powder
  • Granulated sugar
  • Unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Almond extract

How to make Funfetti cookies

  • First, take the butter and eggs out of the refrigerator for just a few minutes to bring to room temperature.
  • Gather all of the remaining ingredients and have them measured out and ready.
  • Whisk all of the dry ingredients in a medium bowl and set aside.
  • Place butter and sugar in a mixer bowl with the paddle attachment and blend at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add vanilla, almond extract, and eggs one at a time and blend well on medium speed.
  • Add the flour mixture in a third at a time and blend well.
  • Lastly, add the sprinkles and blend until incorporated.
  • Place the dough on parchment paper or plastic wrap to chill the dough.
  • When ready to bake, roll out the dough into desired shapes and bake at 325 degrees F. for 10-12 minutes. (ovens will vary)

Funfetti Cookie Recipe tips:

  • Chill the dough all the way through before rolling it out and continue to keep the shaped dough chilled until ready to bake in the oven.
  • Bake the cookies until they are slightly golden on the edges and just set on top. After removing from the oven let the cookies remain on the cookie sheet on the oven for a few minutes to continue to bake while they cool.
  • Once cooled, keep the cookies in an airtight freezer bag or airtight container to keep them soft and fresh.
  • Use real unsalted butter
  • A good quality vanilla for the best flavor.

How long are these cookies good for?

These baked cookies will last for up to a week if kept airtight and at room temperature.

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How do you store these cookies?

Store these cookies at room temperature in an airtight container for about a week to keep them soft and fresh.

Can you make these Funfetti Cookie Recipe cookies ahead of time?

Yes, these cookies can be kept airtight and at room temperature for up to a week ahead of time. For make-ahead fresh cookies, you can freeze the dough for up to 3 months in an airtight container. I wrap the dough in parchment paper and then place it in a freezer bag, this keeps it from getting freezer burn. Thaw the dough and bake when ready.

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Funfetti Cookie Recipe

Print Recipe
Prep Time:10 minutes
Bake time for each batch:12 minutes
Total Time:1 hour


  • 4 1/4 Cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking Powder
  • 2 sticks Unsalted Butter 1 cup
  • 1 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup rainbow sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Take butter and egg out of the refrigerator for about 10-15 minutes to warm a little.
  • In a medium bowl combine flour, salt, and baking powder, whisk and set aside.
  • In a large mixer bowl add butter and sugar and blend on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add vanilla, almond, and eggs one a time mixing on medium speed.
  • Add flour mixture in thirds and mix on medium speed until combined well and you have a soft dough.
  • Lastly, add rainbow sprinkles and mix to incorporate evenly into the dough.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap or parchment paper and chill.
  • Once the dough is chilled all the way through roll-out and shape. Chill the shaped dough for at least 10 minutes before baking.
  • Bake on lined cookie sheet for 11-13 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden and the tops are set.
  • Once done, remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool on the cookie sheet for a few more minutes. This will allow the cookies to continue to bake while cooling.
Course: Dessert
Servings: 3 Dozen Cookies
Funfetti cookie recipe

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