Sprinkles should be put in the cookie dough prior to baking. If you would like sprinkles on top of your sugar cookies too, then press them on with your finger tips before baking. This will ensure the sprinkles stick to the sugar cookies.
Decorating your cookies doesn’t get any easier than this! Top your cut shapes with sparkling sugar, nonpareils or jimmies for a quick color makeover, then bake. You can also roll dough or mix sparkling sugar or sprinkles right into your cookie dough for a little sparkle.
The easiest thing to do is to brush the tops of the cookies with a little bit of water or milk, using just enough to dampen the cookie dough and no more. This will help the sprinkles stick and won’t change the finished appearance of the cookie when you’re done baking.
Do you put colored sugar on before or after baking?
Do not put anything on your cookies before baking! If you want to add colored sugar to the cookies, then after the cookies are baked and fully cooled, spread either royal icing or edible baking glue to the tops, then dip them in sugar.
Lightly flour your stamp before pressing the cookie. Use an ungreased cookie sheet so that the dough will adhere to the pan when you lift the stamp up. Bake until set but not browning, though a little brown on the edges is fine.
Add sprinkles after baking
You can use frosting or an egg wash to get sprinkles to stick to baked cookies. Whichever method you use, start with cookies that have cooled completely. Top the cookies with frosting (homemade or purchased) that is soft but not too runny. (Sprinkles will not stick to dry, stiff frosting.)
Do sprinkles melt in oven?
DO THE SPRINKLES MELT IN THE OVEN? The sprinkles will melt slightly in the oven. When the cookies cool, the sprinkles firm back up, but will be adhered to the cookie.
Sugar: Cookies can be decorated with sugar before or after baking. To help the sugar stick before baking, brush each cookie with beaten egg white with a pastry brush, top with a light coating of sugar and bake. After baking, apply to sugar to wet icing or piping gel.
Getting the Sprinkles to Stick to Your Cookies
If you want to preserve the taste of your cookie and you do not want to add any sort of frosting, icing, glaze, or syrup to the cookie, then you can still add your sprinkles without a worry in the world.
How do you get sprinkles to stick to chocolate?
If using white chocolate, melt in a bowl and then transfer to the decorating bag when it cools enough to handle. Spoon sprinkles into the silicone mold cavities to cover the bottom. Snip the tip of the candy bag and pipe the melted candy to fill the cavities. Add a stick to each, turning to coat.
Dip cookie dough rounds in sprinkles or sugar before baking. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cookie dough rounds about 2 inches apart. Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until golden brown.
Do you put sprinkles on before or after baking brownies?
Many desserts receive a sprinkling of “jimmies” after baking. However, unless the the baked goods are frosted, the sprinkles usually fall off. If you dust the top of brownie batter with sprinkles just before baking, the sprinkles slightly sink into the batter and remain in position after baking.
A cookie stamp is an imprinted product used to create a certain design on top of a cookie. Not to be confused with a cookie cutter, a cookie stamp does not cut the entire cookie into a particular shape. Instead, it leaves a patterned indentation on the cookie’s surface.
While holding the cookie in one hand, gently brush on a thin layer of sugar paste edible glue. Gently lift the embossed disk with a metal spatula and place it on the cookie with the embossed side facing you. Please resist the urge to press it down with your hand or fingers!