Crackle Candy Sugar Cookies
With a secret "popping" centre, these cookies are sure to fool anyone who takes a bite.
Reynolds Kitchens® Unbleached Compostable Parchment Paper is perfect for this recipe.
It is completely chlorine free, made with 75% unbleached fibres, fully compostable and responsibly sourced (FSC® certified). The paper is created 12” wide, hence no trimming required and no waste*.
This oven safe, non-stick parchment paper is ideal for all your baking needs.
* When using a standard 12” baking sheet.
Step 1PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Line three cookie sheets with Reynolds Kitchens® Unbleached Parchment Paper. Set aside.
Step 2PREPARE and bake the sugar cookies as instructed. Remove from oven. Using a small circular cutter, or a knife. Carefully cut holes in the centre of 12 of the cookies. Discard the scraps. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Step 3WHISK together powdered sugar, milk and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Whisk to make an icing of spreading consistency. Transfer to a pastry bag. Set aside.
Step 4PLACE 12 solid cookies on a sheet of Reynolds Kitchens® Unbleached Parchment Paper. Pipe a single line of icing around the edge of each cookie, then place a cookie with the centre cut out on top. Gently press to secure into the icing. Fill each of the centres with Pop Rocks candy. Pipe a single line of icing around the edge of the filled cookie, then press another solid cookie on top. Use the remaining icing to decorate the finished cookies as desired.