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Circus Animal Sugar Cookies are a yummy homemade sugar cookie recipe filled with crushed frosted animal crackers and sprinkles. 
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Circus Animal Sugar Cookies

Circus Animal Sugar Cookies are a yummy homemade sugar cookie recipe filled with crushed frosted animal crackers and sprinkles. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 24
Author: Jill

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of butter - melted
  • 1 2/3 cups of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of Vanilla
  • 3 cups of flour
  • 2 teaspoons of cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 Tablespoons of Nonpareils
  • 16 Circus Animal cookies - crushed see link for cookies
  • 1 package of Circus Animal cookies - for topping cookies

Instructions

Directions

  • Cream together the melted butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs and mix until smooth and creamy.
  • Add vanilla and mix until well blended.
  • In a separate bowl add the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir together until completely blended.
  • Add the flour mixture to the mixing bowl, a little at a time, until all the flour has been added, and mix well.
  • Remove the mixing bowl from the stand mixer and gently fold in the sprinkles and the crushed Animal cookies.
  • Drop by tablespoonful onto an un-greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • When cookies are almost done, remove cookie sheet, and place an animal cookie in the center of each cookie. Place cookie sheet back in the oven for 1 minute, then remove cookies to a wire rack to cool.
  • When cookies are cool, serve, and enjoy!