SNR Shout Out: A Tasty Treat

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I love bringing out the sweet side of Halloween with these colorful lollipop sugar cookies, a real treat for my favorite little tricksters. My girls are always happy to help out and have fun rolling the balls of dough in colorful sprinkles. I like to dress up these cookies once they are done baking.

Cellophane: Hallmark
Clear Stickers: Little Yellow Bicycle
Glitter Charm: Girls' Paperie
Ribbon: Offray
Pen: Zig
Lollipop Cookie Recipe: Martha Stewart
Popsicle Stick: Loew-Cornell, Inc.

Lollipop Cookie Recipe:
Ingredients: (Makes 24 Cookies)

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
Colored sanding sugar or sprinkles (preferably black and orange)
24 wooden ice-pop sticks

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside.

2. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat until combined. With mixer on low speed, add flour mixture; mix just until combined (do not over mix).

3. If using two colors of sanding sugar, place each in a separate shallow dish (or combine them in one). Roll dough into balls, using 1 1/2 tablespoons for each. Roll in sanding sugar, pressing lightly to coat completely. Insert a wooden stick in center of each ball; place on baking sheets, about 1 1/2 inches apart, with wooden sticks lying horizontally. Lightly press down on each ball with the bottom of a glass to flatten slightly.

4. Bake until edges are golden and crisp, about 20 minutes. Transfer cookies immediately to a wire rack to cool completely.

I like to use these cookies for party favors. I wrap these cookies in clear cellophane and decorate. If you are interested in decorating your cookies this is what I used:

Roll of Clear Cellophane
Themed Embellishments


1. Cut a piece of cellophane from the roll. I needed a 9x9 inch square to wrap my cookie.

2. Wrap the cookie with the cellophane, gathering the ends around the stick. I marked the center of my cookie so I would have an idea of where to center my embellishments.

3. Remove the wrapping from the cookie and embellish the cellophane to your liking. Re-wrap the cookie, fastening the cellophane with ribbon. (You may need to trim the ends of the cellophane). I also like to write a message on the lollipop stick for some added fun.

4. Enjoy!

Note: These cookies are fun all year long, not just for Halloween. I just switch the colors of the sprinkles to enjoy this treat for special occasions all year long.


  1. Wow these are great! I love that you decorated the cellophane with stickers. Great idea

  2. What a fabulous treat Dana!! Thanks for sharing the recipe and love how you dolled them up even more by embellishing!

  3. Dana,congrats on being SNR staffer in the spotlight!
    Love your treat project.

  4. These are wonderful and will make great treats for my grandkids to take to their Halloween parties in school! They are sure to be a hit!

  5. What a great idea! Thanks so much for sharing, grand kids are going to love this!

  6. Super cute and it sounds so delicious. Love how the popsicle stick says 'Boo.' Too Cute.


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