Birthday Cake Cookies

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Yield: 3 dozen

Ingredients:
1 box of your favorite funfetti cake mix
1/3 cup of canola oil
2 eggs
1/4 cup sprinkles (for dough)
1 cup sprinkles (for chocolate coating)
2 packages of either white/milk chocolate candy

Steps:
1. Preheat over to 375 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, oil, eggs, and sprinkles. Stir with mixer or spoon until dough is formed.

2. Shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on cookie sheet, about 2 inches away from each other. Flatten dough ball into shape pressing lightly with 2 fingers on the dough ball.

3. Bake for 8 minutes or until golden brown, let cool on cooling rack for 20 minutes.

4. In the meantime, place candy chocolate microwaveable bowl for 1 minute, then stir, and place back in microwave for another 1 or 2 until chocolate is melted. Once cookies are cooled, line surface with wax paper and dip cookie into chocolate just so half of the cookie is coated. Then dunk cookie in the sprinkles. Place on wax paper and enjoy! These little delicious cookies are so fun and pretty looking you won’t even want to eat them!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

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I love cupcakes and I love anything that is cookie-dough flavored. This is the perfect cupcake if you are like me! To save you some time, you can just use the store bought mini cookies to garnish on top.

 Yield: 24

Ingredients:

1 batch (24 cupcakes) of your favorite yellow cake cupcake recipe
1 batch of your favorite cookie dough recipe (and LEAVE OUT THE EGGS, BAKING SODA, &/OR BAKING POWDER), this is for the “frosting”
1 baked batch of your favorite chocolate chip cookies (for the top of cupcakes)

Steps:
1. Get cookie dough and round into 1 inch balls and then flatten until it is the size of the top of the cupcake.

2. With a sharp knife, cut a 1 inch slit into the cupcakes.

3. Place baked chocolate chip cookies into the slit for decoration.