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How to Make and Sell Cookie Dunkers

Looking to add a sprinkle of sweetness to your holiday gatherings?

cookie dunkers

Look no further than these adorable Cookie Dunker cups! These scrumptious treats are not only delicious but also customizable to suit every holiday theme, making them the perfect addition to any festive spread.

Cookie Dunkers for All Seasons

Picture this: buttery sugar cookies paired with creamy buttercream frosting, all beautifully shaped into festive designs that capture the spirit of the season.

From Easter bunnies to Christmas trees, the possibilities are endless when it comes to customizing your Cookie Dunkers for each holiday celebration.

Plus, with the help of these parfait cups that separate the frosting from the cookies, you can easily transport and display your Cookie Dunkers without worrying about any messy mishaps.

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But the fun doesn’t stop there! These recipes for cookie dough and frosting are rich and delicious and so easy to make! Here’s what you need to know: 

  • Cookie Dough: The recipe below makes about 48 cookies, which is enough to assemble 8 cookie dunker cups. 
  • Frosting: Each cookie dunker cup holds about 1 1/2 ounce of frosting. Feel free to add some colored sprinkles to the top for extra decorations!
  • Packaging Link: Each cup holds about 6-8 cookies and 1-2 ounces of frosting. 12 oz Plastic Yogurt Parfait Cups 

Pro tip: to change the flavor of your sugar cookie, replace vanilla extract for any other flavor.  (Check out LorAnn Oils for the best cookie and frosting flavors)

no chill sugar cookie recipe

Cut Out Sugar Cookies (no-chill dough)

This easy recipe for cutout sugar cookies requires no chilling, so you can mix, roll and bake right away. It's so easy and delicious that it's sure to become your new favorite sugar cookie recipe!
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Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings 32


  • Hand-held mixer
  • Stand Mixer


  • 1 cup Unsalted butter 2 sticks
  • 1 1/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 ea Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp Almond extract
  • 3 cups All-purpose flour 400g
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt


  •  In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar using your hand mixer or stand mixer at medium speed.
  • Add the egg, vanilla extract, and almond extract to the butter and sugar mixture. Mix until everything is well combined.
  •  In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt. Gradually add this dry mixture to the wet ingredients, mixing until the dough begins to clump together.
  • Flour your work surface and rolling pin, then roll out the dough to your desired thickness (usually around 1/4 inch). Use cookie cutters to cut out your favorite shapes, and transfer them to the prepared baking sheets.
  •  Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden. Keep a close eye on them, as baking time may vary depending on your oven.
  • Once the cookies are done, transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.


Recipe Note 1:
 Before baking your yummy sugar cookies, try this trick: roll out your dough between sheets of parchment paper, freeze them flat on a baking sheet, then wrap them snugly in plastic wrap. This helps keep the dough fresh and ready for whenever that sweet craving hits!
Recipe Note 2:
Here's a time-saving hack for freezing baked sugar cookies: after cutting and baking your shapes, freeze them on a baking sheet. Once frozen, transfer them to a freezer bag or container. When you're ready to decorate, simply defrost the shapes on a paper towel to soak up any extra moisture, then decorate as usual. Easy peasy! Don't forget to check out my go-to sugar cookie icing recipe for the perfect finishing touch."
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Shelf stable buttercream

My Ultimate Buttercream Frosting

Creamy and fluffy with just the right amount of sweetness.
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Servings 4 cups


  • 2 sticks Butter Unsalted, softened
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Milk


  • Using an electric or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat softened butter until it is soft and smooth. Approx 5-10 minutes depending on how soft the butter was to start with. You may need to scrape the sides to fully incorporate the butter.
  • Add the powdered sugar, salt, vanilla, and milk. Begin mixing on low speed then slowly increase to medium. Continue mixing until the buttercream is light and fluffy.
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cookie dunkers

You’ll love these treats because they bring a touch of magic to any occasion. Whether you’re shaping them into festive holiday designs or simply enjoying their creamy goodness, Cookie Dunkers add a special sweetness to every get-together!




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Monday 11th of March 2024

Wondering do you shared the cookie and icing recipe

Better Baker

Wednesday 20th of March 2024

Thank you for asking! I've just updated the post to include the cookie and frosting recipe.


Wednesday 21st of February 2024

Please send me the recipe for the cookie dunkers and icing.

Better Baker

Wednesday 20th of March 2024

The Cookie dunkers post has been updated to include the recipe for cookies and icing. Thank you for asking!


Monday 13th of November 2023

I am not seeing the pics, links or list as described. Am I missing it somehow?

Better Baker

Wednesday 20th of March 2024

Thank you for asking! I've just updated the post to include the cookie and frosting recipe.


Saturday 16th of December 2023

@Ann, I was thinking the same thing!

Erica Rabe

Tuesday 28th of February 2023

Do you have a recipe for the cookies?

Better Baker

Wednesday 20th of March 2024

Thank you for asking! I've just updated the post to include the cookie and frosting recipe.