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Unicorn Cookie Dough Recipe

Prepare Your Taste Buds For This Unicorn Cookie Dough

Unicorns have taken over Frappuccinos, cakes, and now cookie dough! You've probably seen this gorgeous, colorful cookie dough all over your Instagram feed, but what if it's not available in your area? Now you can make your own unicorn swirls at home and garnish them with as many sprinkles as you'd like. This is proof that unicorns make everything better.

For more magical recipes, check out our unicorn Oreo pops and these adorable unicorn sprinkles.

Unicorn Cookie Dough

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Unicorn Cookie Dough


  1. 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
    1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/4 cup applesauce
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
    2 cups all-purpose heat-treated flour
    Blue, purple, and pink food coloring
    1/2 cup rainbow sprinkles


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, sugar, and salt until a frosting-like consistency is reached. Add applesauce, vanilla, and nutmeg and mix until combined. Mix in flour until just combined.
  2. Add a couple drops of blue and pink food coloring and swirl together until desired colors are reached. Fold in sprinkles and enjoy!
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