Funfetti Pudding Mix Cookies

08.06.2014

Today I’m so excited to be a part of a fun and of course tasty, virtual wedding shower for one of my food blogging friends, Sally McKenney over at SallysBakingAddiction.com. This girl is awesome and I admire her in so many ways! She is so talented and I am so excited for her to get married to the love of her life! So, let’s celebrate with one of Sally’s favorite – sprinkles!

Congratulations Sally and Kevin! I’m so happy for you two! If you are friends with Sally too or if you just simply adore her blog and want to celebrate with her, you can snag her a gift online! The couple is registered at Williams Sonoma here.

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What better way to celebrate than with Funfetti Pudding Mix Cookies? I’ve tried my hand at sprinkle cookies a few times, but they always left me tasting too much sprinkle. What better than to hide that with the flavor of a vanilla pudding mix and a bit of almond extract? Not only does is the pudding mix add a sweet, light flavor but it is also aids these cookies in adding a wonderful texture. The thickening agents in the mix also help these cookies spread less and the mix just offers such a soft texture to these cookies.

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My family seriously could not get enough of these cookies! I made two batches since I had to add some light tweaks the second time around, but even by a second batch no one was getting tired of these cookies. I brought them on vacation with us and they had to be the most craved thing I brought.

Party or no party planned, you’ve gotta try these cookies! Both young and old alike are going to love them!

Enjoy!

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Be sure to check out all of these other fabulous bloggers participating in Sally’s virtual wedding shower:

Chocolate Swiss Roll Cake from Lauren’s Latest

Funfetti Cookie Dough Balls from Averie Cooks

Cake Batter Funfetti Cookies from Diethood

Cake Batter Popcorn from I Heart Naptime

Confetti Cookie Milkshake from Bake Your Day

Cake Batter Ice Cream Balls from Oh, Sweet Basil

Frosted Sugar Cookies from Roxana’s Home Baking

Peanut Butter Filled Doughnuts from Crazy For Crust

Funfetti Sugar Cookie Cups from Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Shirley Temple from Damn Delicious

Funfetti Pudding Mix Cookies from Cooking Classy

Cherry Chocolate Chip Cupcakes from The Messy Baker

Chocolate Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars from Handle the Heat

Vanilla Banana Muffins from Love From the Oven

Homemade Funfetti Yellow Birthday Cake from Ambitious Kitchen

Frosting Filled Deep Dish Cake Batter Cookies from The Domestic Rebel

 

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Funfetti Pudding Mix Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 14 Tbsp unsalted butter , softened
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp almond extract
  • 1 (3.5 oz) pkg instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2/3 cup rainbow jimmie sprinkles , plus more for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking soda and salt for 20 seconds, set aside.
  2. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar. Mix in egg, then blend in egg yolk, vanilla extract and almond extract. Stir in vanilla pudding mix.
  3. With mixer set on low speed, slowly add in dry ingredients and mix until combined (batter will seem dry at first but it will start to come together. Stir in 2/3 cup sprinkles.
  4. Scoop dough out using a medium 1 1/2-inch cookie scoop (or 2 Tbsp at time) and shape into balls. Drop onto Silpat or parchment paper lined baking sheets, spacing cookies 2-inches apart. Gently press a few more sprinkles into tops. Bake in preheated oven 9 - 10 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool on baking sheet several minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container.
  6. Recipe Source: Cooking Classy

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38 comments

  • Shannon @ Bake. Frost. Repeat.: These cookies look fantastic! So inviting and festive with the sprinkles. I could totally devour about a dozen right now! August 6, 2014 at 9:08am Reply

  • Kate @ Diethood: Oh how preeeetty!!! AND TALL & FLUFFY! August 6, 2014 at 8:43am Reply

  • ali grace: These look great! I may have to try these out for my next book club meeting. Sprinkles are just so fun!
    Looking forward to browsing through all the great posts for Sally’s shower. Such great stuff! August 6, 2014 at 8:38am Reply

  • Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet: These cookies are so perfect for this shower! Gorgeous and fun! August 6, 2014 at 8:28am Reply

  • Alexis @ Upside Down Pear: I love pudding cookies and these look AMAZING! I love Sally’s blog, and she has definitely inspired me to get more creative in the kitchen…even if she might not know it. These have her name written all over them. I can’t wait to make my own batch of these :) August 6, 2014 at 6:57am Reply

  • Kristy @ Sweet Treats & More: Such a fun virtual shower!! And these look amazing!! LOVE! August 6, 2014 at 6:47am Reply

  • sally @ sallys baking addiction: My stomach is growling because I want to eat the entire batch of these pudding cookies Jaclyn :) I can’t thank you enough for this virtual bridal shower! I was blown away to see all of the sprinkle love in my reader this morning. I’m just so lucky to have you and all of the other gals. Your support and encouragement mean the world to me. And can I just say how inspired I am by you and your stunning photography Jaclyn? But I’m sure you already knew that! You’re the best, thank you so much xoxo :) August 6, 2014 at 4:10am Reply

    • Jaclyn: Thanks so much for the compliment Sally! I’ve seriously loved your blog and I’ve learned so much from you! It’s been so fun to follow along for the past few years!
      I hope you have the most amazing wedding day! I’m so excited for you and Kevin! August 6, 2014 at 5:49pm Reply

  • Averie @ Averie Cooks: These cookies look soft, chewy, and just totally AMAZING! I need them!! NOW :) August 6, 2014 at 3:46am Reply

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