Stack of Christmas Confetti Cookies on a plate

Christmas Confetti Cookies

A festive red and green holiday confetti cookie. Adapted from Bake Your Day


  • 2 sticks butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 4- ounce package French Vanilla Instant Pudding Mix
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tarter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup Red and Green Christmas sprinkles


  1. Combine the butter, sugar and corn syrup in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and beat on medium-high speed for 2-3 minutes. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Add the eggs and vanilla bean paste and mix for 7-8 minutes, until mixture is light and fluffy.
  2. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, sift together the flour, French vanilla pudding mix, cream of tarter, baking soda and salt. Slowly add to the wet ingredients, mixing until the dough forms together.
  3. With the mixer at low speed, add the sprinkles and mix just until incorporated, no longer than 30 seconds.
  4. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and chill for at least one hour and up to overnight.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper or Silpat.
  7. Scoop dough out in rounded tablespoons, approximately one inch apart, on the baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 18-20 minutes then remove from the oven.
  9. Allow to firm up on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes, then remove from cookie sheet onto a wire cooling rack.
  10. Serve and enjoy!