Family Recipes to Try at Home with the Keiki: Easter Cookie Pops

Fun and festive treats that are easy to eat on the run.

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • White candy melts, melted
  • Primary, garden candy color sets
  • Yellow and white pearl dust
  • Imitation clear vanilla extract
  • Colored sugar of your choice
  • Jumbo confetti sprinkles
  • Treat sticks

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.

3. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg, vanilla and almond extracts; mix until blended.

4. Stir in flour mixture. Do not chill dough; divide into two balls.

5. On floured surface, roll each ball into a circle approximately 12 inches in diameter and 1/8-inch thick.

6. Dip egg-shaped cookie cutter in flour and cut dough; place on ungreased cookie sheet.  

7. Bake 6 to 7 minutes and cool.

8. Tint melted white candy desired colors. Pour over cooled cookies to cover. Tap to settle; chill until firm.

9. Decorate with melted candy, sprinkles and colored sugars.

10. Brush set candy decorations with pearl dust/vanilla mixture.

11. Attach sticks to backs of cookies using melted candy.