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Mickey Mouse Cookie Recipe

Inspired by a favorite recipe from Disneyland Paris, these Mickey Mouse Cookies will transform a simple chocolate chip cookie into something magical!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time17 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minutes or less, baked goods, chocolate, cookie, Disneyland
Servings: 8 cookies
Calories: 674kcal

Ingredients

for the cookies -

  • 1 cup butter at room temperature
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

for the toppings -

  • 1 cup chocolate chips - more or less as needed
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles - more or less as needed

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set them aside.
  • Cut butter into sixteen small cubes and place in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment.
  • Add flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, and eggs; mix at low speed for 1 minute. Increase speed to medium and beat for 2 minutes, until soft dough forms.
  • Add chocolate chips and mix at low speed until evenly distributed through the dough.
    chocolate chip cookie dough in a mixing bowl
  • Roll 8 balls of dough, each measuring 1/3 cup for Mickey’s head. Roll 16 balls of dough, each measuring 1 1/2 tablespoons for Mickey’s ears.
    balls of chocolate chip cookie dough on a baking sheet
  • Place 4 heads on each baking sheet. Place 2 ears on top of each head to form Mickey’s head and ears.
  • Slightly flatten each ball of dough with your hands. The ears should be 1/4 inch from the head.
    flattened mickey cookie dough
  • Bake one sheet at a time for 17 minutes, until the edges of the cookie begin to brown. Cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then cool completely on wire racks before decorating.
    baked chocolate chip cookies
  • Melt chocolate chips in a glass bowl in the microwave for 30 seconds, then stir. Repeat until chocolate is melted.
  • Drizzle desired amount of chocolate over each cookie, then add desired toppings while the chocolate is still wet.
    decorating cookies with chocolate drizzle and sprinkles
  • Allow chocolate to set before eating.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 674kcal | Carbohydrates: 88g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 267mg | Potassium: 388mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 780IU | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 4mg