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Sweet Homemade Vanilla Wafer Cookies

Chewy Skittles Cookies Recipe

  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 25 to 30 cookies 1x


Easy Skittles rainbow cookies with a burst of fruity flavor in every bite.


  1. 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  3. ½ teaspoon salt
  4. ⅔ cups unsalted butter (room temperature)
  5. 1 cup granulated sugar + some extra for rolling (optional)
  6. 2 eggs
  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  8. ⅔ cups Skittles candy + some extra for toppings

Kitchen tools you’ll need: 

  1. Large bowl
  2. Mixer
  3. Plastic wrap
  4. Baking sheet
  5. Parchment paper
  6. Rubber Spatula
  7. Cooling rack


  1. Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar in the mixing bowl of the mixer.
  3. Add in the egg and vanilla extract. 
  4. Once well combined, add the dry ingredients and mix well until the dough becomes firm.
  5. Add ⅔ cups of Skittles and mix well.
  6. Cover the bowl with plastic and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  7. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (or 177 degrees Celsius).
  8. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper
  9. Take the dough out of the fridge and roll into 1 ½ to 2 inch balls and roll the balls in granulated sugar (optional) before placing onto the lined baking sheet
  10. Top the cookie balls with more Skittles.
  11. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes until the cookies turn light brown.
  12. Remove from the oven and let cool for about 2 minutes.
  13. Remove the cookies with a rubber spatula and place them onto the cooling rack. Let cool completely.
  14. Enjoy! These cookies are best served immediately as they go hard when kept for a long time.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Cookies
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