Confetti Cookies

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Get ready for a burst of joy with these Confetti Cookies! They’re soft, chewy, and bursting with sprinkles and flavor. Plus, they’re a breeze to whip up and bake in no time. If you’re on the hunt for a simple, colorful, and utterly delicious cookie recipe, look no further!

Confetti Cookies

Prep Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 20


  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ tsp almond extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup rainbow sprinkles for the cookie dough
  • ¼ cup rainbow sprinkles for rolling the cookies


  • In a mixing bowl, beat together softened butter and granulated sugar until the mixture is light and fluffy (around 3-5 minutes).
  • Add in the eggs and vanilla extract, mixing on low until well incorporated.
  • Combine flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt, then add to the wet ingredients, mixing on low until just combined.
  • Gently fold in ¾ cup of rainbow sprinkles using a spatula.
  • Chill the dough for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.
  • When ready to bake, let the cookie dough sit on the counter for 30 minutes and preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Use a medium-sized cookie scoop (about 2 tablespoons of dough per cookie) to make 20 evenly sized cookies.
  • Roll the top of each cookie in rainbow sprinkles and place them about 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 8-9 minutes or until the edges are just set.
  • Allow the cookies to cool for 3 minutes on the sheet before transferring them to a cookie rack to cool completely.

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