Soft & Chewy Cotton Candy Cookies

They are soft and chewy ... and I cant forget the most important part, they taste like cotton candy!!
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, cotton candy
Servings 18 -20 cookies


  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 3 oz of cream cheese soft and but into pieces
  • 1/2 cup of melted butter still warm
  • 1 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1 packet of Duncan Hines frosting flavor packet Cotton Candy of course!
  • 1/2 cup of powder sugar in a small shallow bowl


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and line the cookie sheet with parchment paper and spray it lightly with nonstick spray.
  2. Place sugar and cream cheese in a large bowl.
  3. Pour warm butter over sugar and cream cheese and whisk until all smooth.
  4. Add egg, milk and vanilla, whisk well.
  5. Add flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and cotton candy flavor packet. Mix with rubber spatula until completely combined. Don't be afraid to get in there and mix with your hands (just make sure your hands are clean)!
  6. Form 1-inch balls and lightly coat them in powder sugar.
  7. Place the cookies on the baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes.

Recipe Notes

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