Firecracker Surprise Cookies
Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 12
Fun and festive firecracker surprise cookies for Memorial Day, Flag Day or Fourth of July
  • 1 box Pillsbury Stars and Stripes Cake Mix
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ c oil
  • 1 tub Pillsbury Stars and Stripes frosting
  • 2 packets Pop Rocks candies
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Mix together cake mix, oil and eggs. Batter will be pretty thick
  3. Shape batter into balls and put onto ungreased cookie sheet
  4. Bake for 9 minutes
  5. When cool, frost with Stars and Stripes frosting. About 20-30 minutes before serving, sprinkle some pop rocks candy on top of the frosting (there are Tropical Punch and Strawberry flavors that are very patriotic in color)
  6. Store in airtight containers for up to a week.
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