Soft, chewy funfetti sugar cookies sandwiched with absolutely divine marshmallow fluff buttercream.
These funfetti sugar cookies have been on my to do list for a while now. So this week I finally got around to making them. It has been a very stressful, busy summer for me. With the children on vacation, work and a hundred thousand things I had to do, baking these cookies was therapy. There is sometime about funfetti that makes me happy, joyous and want to azonto.
With the rainy, miserable weather we’ve been having lately in England, these funfetti sugar cookies
brought some much needed cheer.
You too can sprinkle some funfetti happness into your life by baking these funfetti sugar cookies. Raise your cookie and glass of milk and toast to a happy September.
- 120g (1/2 cup) unsalted butter at room temperature
- 150g (3/4 cup) caster sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 200g (12/3 cup) plain flour
- pinch of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 120g (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature
- 250g(21/2 cup) icing sugar
- 200g (1 cup) marshmallow fluff
- 2 tablespoons whipping cream
Sift into a large bowl flour, salt, cream of tartar and baking powder and set aside.
In the bowl of stand mixer beat butter, sugar and vanilla extract until light and creamy, about 5 minutes.Add egg and mix well, scraping sides as needed.
With mixer on low add dry ingredients and mix well. Gently fold in sprinkles.
Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop dough and roll into balls.
Chill dough in fridge for up to an hour.
Pre-heat oven to 170 degrees celcius. Bake cookies for 8- 10 minutes.
Remove from oven and leave to cool slightly on tray before turning onto a cooling rack to cool completely.
Cream butter until light. Sift in icing sugar and beat for until combined.
Add whipping cream and marshmallow fluff and beat until fluffy. About 5 minutes
Using a piping bag with a nozzle, pipe buttercream onto centre of cookie and top with a second cookie.
Avoid overmixing once the flour is added to prevent cookies becoming hard and tough Bake cookies until they are almost done then take them out of the oven. The cookies will continue to bake as they settle and cool on cookie sheet Baking cookies for 8 to 10 minutes makes them soft and chewy