What would the holidays be without sugar cookies? This year, why not try something different. Shape your cookie dough into cups, bake, and then fill with pudding. Volia, adorable sugar cookie pudding cups!
Take things one step further by coloring the pudding with red and green food coloring to make them more festive for the holiday. Chances are everyone will love these so much you'll be switching the pudding color up to make for every holiday! Think of the possibilities – red pudding for Valentine's Day, green for St. Patrick's Day, pastels for Easter, orange for Halloween, etc… These sugar cookie pudding cups can be customized for any holiday!
Because this recipe uses store-bought sugar cookie dough and pudding mix, everyone can make these cute little sugar cookie pudding cups with ease! Even if you don't consider yourself a baker, you'll be able to pull this easy recipe off. You may even impress you family with your newfound skills.
Sugar Cookie Pudding Cups
Here is what you will need:
- Pillsbury Sugar Cookie Dough (refrigerated 16.5 oz tube)
- 4 oz box Instant Cheesecake Pudding
- 2 cups Cold Milk
- Red/Green Food Coloring
- Large Ziploc Baggie
After spraying a mini muffin pan with cooking oil spray, place 1 inch balls of cookie dough into pan. Bake 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees.
After removing from the oven use a spoon to make an indent in the middle of each cookie.
While the cookie cups are cooling, prepare pudding.
In a large bowl mix pudding packet with 2 cups of milk. Beat for 2 minutes. Let sit for an additional 3 minutes.
Separate pudding into 2 bowls.
Add 3-4 drops of red food coloring into one bowl and 3-4 drops of green coloring to the other. Mix well.
Spoon each color into the corner of a large ziploc baggie. Make sure to keep the pudding side by side. (You want a swirl motion when squeezed out).
Snip off corner of baggie.
Fill each cookie with the pudding mixture in a swirl like motion.
Continue until you have filled all the cups with pudding.
That's it! Wasn't that easy?! Now your sugar cookie pudding cups are ready to serve. Enjoy!