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Easter Egg Cookies

Easter Egg Cookies made with sugar cookie dough, swirled into an egg shape, and drizzled with white chocolate. Such a great way to celebrate Easter!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword recipe for rainbow easter egg cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 251kcal


  • 3 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • food coloring in 4 different colors
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips


  • In a stand mixer, beat cream cheese, butter, egg, and sugar.
  • Add vanilla. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture to the sugar mixture while beating on low speed.
  • Divide the dough into four balls and knead the food coloring into each portion of dough until the color is even.
  • Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour.
  • Unwrap each and press a small portion of each color dough together.
  • Roll into a 12 inch rope and coil the rope into a circle.
  • Pinch the dough together on one end to create an oval "egg" shape.
  • Repeat for remaining dough.
  • Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until edges are just slightly browned. Cool on wire racks.
  • Melt white chocolate chips in microwave according to package directions and drizzle over cooled cookies.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve.


Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 125mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 303IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg