mardi gras dessert:  king cake cookies

Transform all of the flavors you love about a traditional King Cake into a Mardi Gras Cookie that starts with a cake mix, is filled with cinnamon sugar and topped with easy glaze.

Combine cinnamon, brown sugar and butter.

Divide the mixture into 22 pieces and roll into a ball.



Combine the cookie ingredients and mix into a thick dough.

Scoop cookie dough and roll into a ball.  Place on the baking sheet and make an indentation.



Place a ball of cinnamon into indentation of the cookie dough. 

Work the cookie dough around the cinnamon filling and roll into a ball.



Bake cookies in a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.

Once the cookies are cool.  Top with glaze and Mardi Gras colored sprinkles.



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