surprise cookies

These are actually Fake Lofthouse Sugar Cookie Bars. Now, I realize that I am in the minority because I genuinely like Lofthouse Sugar Cookies (you’ve all no doubt seen them in the grocery store–sugar cookies with day-glo frosting and sprinkles, packaged in those clear plastic clamshell boxes), but when I saw the recipe for homemade ones, I had to give them a try. I took them to a gathering, and I thought most would consider them too sweet and just generally too repulsive looking to even try, but you know what? They were universally liked! Very surprising! The cookie part is soft and delicious. I think next time I might try them with chocolate frosting. Mmmm. I used this recipe from Cookies and Cups.

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8 Responses to surprise cookies

  1. kimchicrafts says:

    omg i wish i could have these cookies…my husband loves them and i can’t eat dairy right now (breastfeeding and my daughter is allergic) but hopefully in a few months i’ll be able to have dairy again and omg i’ll be making this recipe for sure!! thanks!

  2. kat says:

    these look nice!

  3. megan says:

    every time i walk by those cookies i want to buy them. i used to get the minis to share at work :) now i will just make them…thanks!

  4. Seanna Lea says:

    These look like they’d be great for a little kid’s party. Sweet and brightly colored!

  5. Sarah R. says:

    Oh my god! Thank you for linking to this recipe. I legitimately love those brightly iced grocery store cookies and am super excited to try making these sometime.

  6. marylu2 says:

    These look delicious. How do they compare to the famous pink cookie from Rocket Bakery?

  7. Emily says:

    omg, I LOVE those Lofthouse cookies – I cannot resist them. I am going to have to try this!

  8. Jamie says:

    Lofthouse cookies are a guilty pleasure I’ve been resisting for a while because I buy a clamshell and hoard them and eat them all in my car if I don’t… anyway! I’ll definitely try making them myself, thanks for passing along the recipe – makes me feel less guilty if they’re homemade. = )

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