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One Bowl Soft Funfetti Cookies

These one bowl soft funfetti cookies are soft, chewy, and loaded with fun sprinkles! Easy sugar cookie dough comes together with just 8 simple ingredients, fold in sprinkles of choice. Use rainbow sprinkles or any colorful sprinkles you have on hand. These cookies only need to chill for 30 minutes and have the perfect crinkly tops! Perfect for birthdays or gatherings, they also make great cookie sandwiches.

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scoops of funfetti dough

Quick steps for the easy funfetti cookies:

  • Preheat oven
  • Combine dry ingredients
  • Cream butters and sugar
  • Mix in eggs, and vanilla
  • Mix in dry ingredients
  • Fold in sprinkles
  • Scoop & Chill
  • Line baking sheets
  • Bake & Enjoy!

Simply make the cookie dough according to the recipe, scoop even sized amounts of dough onto a sheet pan and place in the freezer until hard. Transfer the cookie dough to an airtight container or freezer bag labeled with the date, type of cookie, and baking instructions. Keep in your freezer stash for 6-8 months. Remove desired amount when needed, bake, and enjoy! You may even want to make a double batch!

TOOLS I USED FOR THIS EASY COOKIE RECIPE:

  • USA Pan Half Sheet Pan – my go-to sheet pans, these are truly non-stick and clean up nicely
  • KitchenAid 6 Qt. Stand Mixer – I always recommend a stand mixer as it saves time and helps to keep baked goods consistent.
  • Rubber Spatula – a must for any home baker! Perfect for scrapping cookie dough out of the mixing bowl.
  • Portion Scoops – my go to for getting even sized cookies that bake perfectly each time!

Highlights of the funfetti cookie recipe:

  • Chewy centers
  • Studded with funfetti sprinkles
  • Soft cakey texture
  • Require just a few ingredients
  • Dough can be frozen
  • Slightly crisp edges
  • Soft cookies

I love to serve these colorful cookies at birthdays and summer gatherings, but they also make a great weekend bake!

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Grocery list for the funfetti sugar cookies:

  • Unsalted Butter, softened
  • Granulated sugar
  • Large whole eggs, room temperature
  • Vanilla Extract or substitute almond extract
  • All-purpose Flour
  • Cream of Tartar
  • Baking Soda
  • Kosher salt
  • Sprinkles (rainbow jimmies or funfetti morsels)

Instructions for the homemade funfetti cookies:

Using a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, or an electric mixer cream butter and sugar in a large bowl for 4-5 minutes, until light and fluffy. Scrape the sides of the bowl and add the eggs and vanilla. Cream for 1-2 minutes longer.

In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt. With the mixer on low slowly add in the flour mixture and mix until fully incorporated. Scraping down the sides as needed. Fold in sprinkles.

Cover and chill the dough for 25-30 minutes, or overnight if needed. If chilling overnight, allow the dough to come to room temperature before scooping. After dough as chilled, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Using a measuring spoon or a cookie scoop, scoop out even amounts of dough, about 1 oz. Roll into cookie dough balls. Place cookie dough onto parchment paper lined cookie sheets, spacing 2 inches apart.

Bake for 9-11 minutes until slightly golden brown, the cookies will still be very soft. Allow to cool 3-5 minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring to a cooling rack. Store in an airtight container for up to a week!

Easy One-Bowl Soft Funfetti Cookies

5 from 4 votes
Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Chilling time 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 24 Cookies
Calories: 191kcal
Author: The Hearty Life
Cost: $
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Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups Granulated sugar
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tsps Vanilla Extract
  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cream of Tartar
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Sprinkles

Instructions:

  • Using a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, or an electric hand mixer cream butter and sugar in a large bowl for 4-5 minutes, until light and fluffy. Scrape the sides of the bowl and add the eggs and vanilla. Cream for 1-2 minutes longer.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt. With the mixer on low slowly add in the dry ingredients and mix until fully incorporated. Scraping down the sides as needed. Fold in sprinkles.
  • Cover and chill the dough for 25-30 minutes, or overnight if needed. If chilling overnight, allow the dough to come to room temperature before scooping. After dough as chilled, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Using a measuring spoon or a cookie scoop, scoop out even amounts of dough, about 1 1/2 tablespoons. Roll into small balls until round and smooth. Place cookie dough onto lined cookie sheets, spacing 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes until slightly golden brown, the cookies will still be very soft. Allow to cool 3-5 minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring to a cooling rack. Store in an airtight container for up to a week!

Nutrition:

Serving: 1 cookie | Calories: 191 kcal | Carbohydrates: 27 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 34 mg | Sodium: 149 mg | Potassium: 53 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 17 g | Vitamin A: 256 IU | Calcium: 7 mg | Iron: 1 mg

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