Also known as, “sprinkle shortbread cookies, part two.” I made these sprinkle cookie sticks as another birthday gift. I’m going to have to start buying rainbow jimmies in bulk, because this is my new favorite decorating tool for cookies meant for celebrations. No decorating bags (or skill, for that matter) required. Just sprinkles.
The sprinkles melt just a tad in the oven, and when they cool, they add just the right amount of sweetness (that is, not too much) to the buttery cookies. You can use any shape you like, but I have this thing about cookie sticks. [See: Monster cookie sticks.]
to make sprinkle cookie sticks
you will need:*
dough scraper or knife
rainbow sprinkles, jimmies style
what to do:
Prepare cut-out cookie dough according to the recipe, chill and roll out 1/4 inch thick. Use a dough scraper or knife to cut out sticks about 4 inches by 3/4 inch. Place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Mix the egg white with a 1/2 teaspoon of water. Brush the cookies with the egg white mixture and generously coat with sprinkles. TIP: I put the sticks close together for sprinkling, then separated them a bit to bake. Bake in a preheated 375 degree F oven until the edges start to brown, about 15 minutes. Let cool.