Cookie baking season is here! So, Festive Mickey Holiday Swirl Cookies Recipe are going to be made. Definitively these are tons of fun to make, share, and enjoy. No doubt, they bring a little extra magic to the holidays. And boy, don’t we all need that these days. Ready for some Mickey Christmas swirl cookies? The kids will love them and they make for a fun family Christmas activity too!
Festive Mickey Holiday Swirl Cookies Recipe
As we spend more time together, why not get in the kitchen together too, right? While one of my favorite Mickey cookies is the masked one, it is great for Halloween. It is Christmas time now. So, let’s get right to it because there is no time to waste! Let’s bring all the Mikey fun and Disney magic in!
- 2 1/2 cups of flour
- 1 cup of unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
- 1.5 cups of powdered sugar
- 1 egg
- 2 teaspoon of vanilla
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar
- A cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
- red and green food coloring
- 1 box of Wilton royal icing bows
- Wilton holly melody sprinkles
- 1 white tube of cookie icing
To make dough
- First, mix butter, powdered sugar, egg, and vanilla until combined and fluffy.
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar.
- Gradually, add the flour to the wet mixture and mix on low speed until combined.
- Once the dough has formed, place the dough onto a lightly floured cutting board.
- Now, Cut the dough into 4 parts.
- Take 1/4 of the dough and add green food coloring and mix well.
- Do the same, with another 1/4 part of the dough and add red food coloring, and mix well.
- Set dough aside. Now, place a sheet of parchment paper onto the cutting board.
To make the swirl
- Place the red dough onto the parchment paper, sprinkle some flour around it and place another sheet over it.
- Use a rolling pin, roll out the dough to a 1-inch thick rectangle.
- Next, cut the edges to clean up the rectangle.
- Repeat the steps with plain dough.
- Carefully lift the plain rectangle dough and place it on top of the red dough.
- Using the parchment paper to help, roll the dough into a log.
- Now, cut the log in half.
- Roll 1 of the half logs into a smaller log for the ears.
- Fold edges of parchment paper and place cookie logs onto a cookie sheet.
- Repeat the steps with the green and other plain dough.
- Finally, place the cookie sheet into the fridge overnight.
Finish the Cookies
- The next day, Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Then, use a sharp knife to cut the cookie dough logs into 2-inch circles.
- Next, place a big circle and two small circles onto the cookie sheet in the shape of Mickey‘s head.
- Now, bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until slightly golden brown.
- Once cookies are baked, pick which ones you want to be Minnie and Which ones you want to be Mickey
- Decorate, use the cookie icing, add a small dollop onto the back of the Wilton bow, and place in the middle of the big circle in between the ears.
- Repeat steps with all Minnie cookies.
- Use the cookie icing, pipe on a small dot onto the back of the holly sprinkles, and place into the top right corner.
- Repeat steps with all cookies.
- Let dry for 20 minutes before you enjoy them.
Disney Magic, Christmas Fun!
O.K. I know, usually, things we share here are a bit simpler. And, yes quicker to make too. But, there are too cute and yummy not to share! If, these cookies seem like too much work, these Mickey Reindeer Mousse cups. If, you are done with cooking and baking, consider a little box of traditions. I am talking about the Olaf inspired Traditions Box. The kids are going to love it! In case you are headed for Disney parks this year, here are some magical Christmas must-do suggestions too.