My toddler, like many other toddlers, goes crazy every time she sees a Minion, so we had to make Minion cookies. I mean they’re pretty awesome so I can see why. She’s not quite old enough to take to the movie theaters, so we have been eagerly awaiting Minions coming out on DVD! Since it comes out this week, we went ahead and whipped up some of my favorite lemon sugar cookies this weekend and decorated them to look like our favorite Minions. These cookies taste like lemon bars and are a favorite around our house, and we had a blast decorating them!
Here’s what you’ll need:
4 Packets Market Pantry Lemonade Mix
3 Cups All Purpose Flour
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1 Cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
1 Cup Sugar
15-20 Drops Yellow Food Coloring
Here’s what you do:
In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, and the contents of the 4 packets of Market Pantry lemonade mix and set aside. Using an electric mixer combine butter, sugar, and food coloring and beat on medium speed until light and fluffy.
Putting mixer on low speed, slowly add the dry contents to the bowl with the butter. Once well mixed place dough in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Sprinkle counter surface and a rolling pin with flour, and roll out the dough (it may be easiest to do one half of the dough at a time). Using a glass cup cut out circles for the cookies. Place cookies 1 inch apart on a cookie sheet and bake for 9-10 minutes, until brown on the edges. Transfer to wire rack.
Using black and white icing decorate the cookies to look like your favorite Minions characters!
Minions is coming out on Blu-Ray and DVD soon! Did you know you can pre-order it at Target? In fact you’ll get a $5 gift card when you pre-order the Deluxe Blu-Ray Edition of Minions on Target.com – the MetalPak is available only at Target! You can pre-order online and pick it up in store on the release date. This DVD comes out 12/8/2015 and contains 40 minutes of Target exclusive content, including the MINIONS PARTY PLANNER that will help any Minions fan create the perfect Minions party! You can also pick up lots of other Minions licensed products from Target to help celebrate the release.
You’ll find Market Pantry Lemonade Mix on the drink mix aisle at Target!
You can buy the MInions movie here. What is your favorite movie night recipe?
Lindsay Gilbert says
These cookies are adorable and sound delicious!
T Austin says
Super cute! What a great idea! My little guy just LOVES minions!
Lexie Loo, Lily, Liam, and Dylan Too! says
Those are so cute!!!! XOXO
Logan Cantrell says
These are too cute! I am planning a minion movie night with Hamp once the movie comes out!
StressFreeMommies Ros Emely says
So adorable! I can't wait for it to come out on DVD since i didn't get to take my daughter to the movie theater to see it.
All The Things I Do says
Oh Claire I love these! So cute my boss loves the minions I might have to make these for one of our meetings. Thanks for sharing 🙂
Ashleigh Wright says
Oh my gosh, these Minion cookies are so stinkin' cute!! Thanks for sharing your simple recipe.. I pretty much live at Target and have all these products on hand lol!
Kari Jonard says
What a great idea! These are super cute and look simple to make too! Thanks!
Those cookies look so good. I love to add a little lemon juice to my sugar cookie, but I've never made them this strong, I bet they're great – and such a perfect complement to the Minions DVD release! #client