Unicorn Manes

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min.


24 cookies

Updated: Dec. 12, 2023
Everyone loves a classic shortbread cookie. Make each cookie magical with a quick dip into melted baking chips and rainbow-colored sprinkles. Your unicorns will love these rainbow bites. —Angela Lemoine, Howell, New Jersey


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 each large egg, room temperature
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles
  • 1/2 cup white baking chips, melted
  • Additional sprinkles


  1. In large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in egg. Gradually add flour until blended. Stir in sprinkles. Form dough into a disk; cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Place dough on parchment and roll into a 12x8-in. rectangle. Score the dough into 24 rectangles. Bake until edges are golden brown, 10-15 minutes. Remove to a cooling rack; cool.
  3. Break or cut along score marks. Dip 1 edge of each cookie into melted chips, then dip in additional sprinkles; place on waxed paper until set.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 97 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.