These delish butter cookies are super easy to make and use mini Cadbury chocolate eggs, so they're an ultimate win as far as Easter treats go! They're easy to make, simply cute when finished, and are great for family gatherings! Here's the recipe:
Cadbury Egg Butter Cookies
• 1/2 C Unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
• 1/2 C sugar
• 1 egg
• 1/2 tsp vanilla
• 1 1/2 C flour
• 1/4 tsp baking powder
• 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
Chocolate Frosting Ingredients:
• 1 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter
• 3 tbsp cocoa
• 1 C powdered sugar
• 1 tsp vanilla
• 2 - 3 tbsp hot water
• 24 Mini Cadbury Eggs
Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a standing mixer, beat together butter and sugar until creamy. Mix in egg and vanilla.
In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop out some dough and roll dough into small balls. Place onto the cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes
Remove from oven and quickly press thumb into the top of each cookie. Remove cookies from cookie sheet and cool completely on a wire rack.
Melt butter in small mixing bowl in microwave. Mix in cocoa, powdered sugar, vanilla and hot water. Stir until smooth and creamy.
Spoon the chocolate frosting into each thumbprint and immediately top with a mini Cadbury egg. Let the frosting set before serving and store leftovers in an airtight container.