What do you get when you mix a donut, cookie, and Mickey? A Mickey Donut Cookies, of course! This dessert combination is a fun twist on a classic sugar cookie recipe. Your little ones will love joining you for a day of baking fun—and taste testing the final product.
While we aren’t food bloggers by any means, and my food photography is far from on point, the treats taste amazing and the kids had a blast making these little pieces of Disney Magic; Mickey Donut Cookies – which is really the whole point.
The best part is that these Mickey Donut Cookies can easily be made with the ingredients you already have a home and don’t require much skill to make an amazing cookie – thank goodness for small favours.
Mickey Donut Cookies
- 1/4 cup Sugar
- 1/2 cup Shortening
- 1 Egg
- 1/2 tsp Vanilla
- 1 cup Flour
- Pre Heat oven to 375F
- Cream Sugar and shortening. Add eggs, then vanilla and flour.
- Combine with hands to make into a ball.
- Roll all dough onto a well floured surface.
- Use the Mickey cookie cutter to cut out your shapes. Use a paring knife or a small circular cookie cutter to cut out the middle of the head and ears to make the donut shapes!
- Place on parchment paper then onto a baking sheet (or use a greased backing sheet). Bake for 8-10 minutes or until brown
Royal Icing also doesn’t have to be as complicated as many make it sound. There are two ways of making it from home – an official recipe that calls for egg whites, or the DIY “go by taste” way that I have always lived by.
Going with your gut, you will need icing sugar, margarine/butter, and milk. You will need more icing sugar than you think, less milk than you think and about a tbsp of butter. Mix it all together until you have the perfect consistency and taste.
If you want to make your icing chocolate, you will need two parts icing sugar to one part cocoa powder.
And that’s it, the best homemade Mickey Donut Cookies for non-bakers you will ever find.