6 Easy And Delicious Baby Shower Cookie Recipes

6 Easy And Delicious Baby Shower Cookie Recipes

There is something about sugar and dough that makes everyone’s heart happy. Be it choco-chip or just simple sugar cookies, everybody loves a good cookie. Some people might think that it’s tough to put together the ingredients for cookies but it’s a lot easier than you think. We have put together a list of cookie recipes that are perfect for a baby shower. Take a gander and you can try out these simple recipes at home!

Baby Shower Cookies for Baby Boy

1. Shortbread Cookies

This is one of the easy baby shower cookie ideas that can be executed with a few basic ingredients that you can easily find at home.

Shortbread Cookies for Baby Shower

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Ingredients 

  • 250g of flour
  • 200g of unsalted butter
  • 60g granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Royal icing
  • Food colouring

Total Cooking Time 

1.5-2 hours

Servings 

20-22 Cookies

Method 

  • Add the butter and sugar to a bowl and beat the mixture until it looks creamy.
  • Add some vanilla extract.
  • Add the salt and slowly introduce the flour and keep kneading until it becomes doughy.
  • Flatten the dough and wrap it with plastic wrap and leave it in the fridge for at least an hour.
  • Remove the dough and roll it out into a sheet that is about 0.5cm in thickness.
  • Use baby shower themed cardboard cutouts to cut the dough into the required shape (onesie, ducks, bottles, etc.) or you can retain the disc shape to make blue cookies.
  • Bake the cookies in a preheated oven at 170°C-340°C for about 15 minutes.
  • Remove them depending on how crisp you’d like them on the outside and set aside to cool.
  • Make the royal icing by mixing warm water, granulated sugar, and cream and beat until it becomes thick.
  • Add food colouring and start icing your cookies in the colours based on the shapes of the cutouts.
  • Serve the delicious cookies at the baby shower and become an instant hit!

2. Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a great idea for baby shower cookie favours. Make sure you add in some extra love along with chocolate chips to make sure that everybody at the shower knows you love them.

Blue Chocolate Chip Cookies for Baby Shower

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Ingredients

  • 300g of all-purpose flour
  • 0.5 tsp baking soda
  • 175g of unsalted butter
  • 200g brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 70g granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 200g of chocolate chips
  • Food colouring

Total Cooking Time 

About 1 hour

Servings

25-27 Cookies

Method 

  • Thoroughly mix the flour, baking soda, and salt in a mixing bowl.
  • Add the brown sugar as well as the granulated sugar to it and make sure it is all mixed well.
  • In another bowl, add the butter and continue mixing thoroughly.
  • Add the whole egg first, mix well and then add the egg yolk. Continue mixing.
  • Add the vanilla extract and food colouring.
  • Slowly start adding the flour little by little, wait for it to mix and then add more.
  • Once the dough has reached the required consistency, add the chocolate chips.
  • Drop ping-pong sized dough balls on a baking tray lined with parchment sheet.
  • Bake the cookies in a preheated oven for 15 minutes at 325°F.
  • Get ready to eat chewy and delicious chocolate chip cookies!

Baby Shower Cookies for Baby Girl

1. Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies for Baby Shower

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Pumpkin cookies are the perfect cookies to be made during the fall season. Throw in a little cinnamon, add some hot chocolate to the mix and you have the recipe for a perfect baby shower.

Ingredients 

  • 300g of all-purpose flour
  • 250g can of pumpkin
  • 200g white chocolate chips
  • 200g granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp of ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 115g of softened butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 0.5 tsp ginger

Total Cooking Time

About 1 hour

Servings 

36 small cookies

Method

  • Take a mixing bowl and add the butter and sugar and mix well until it becomes smooth.
  • Add the pumpkin, vanilla extract and crack the egg into the bowl.
  • Beat the entire mixture until it turns smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, add the cinnamon, ginger, salt, nutmeg, baking soda, baking powder, and flour and mix all of it thoroughly together.
  • Add the second bowl into the bowl with the butter-sugar mix and beat the entire mixture until it is smooth.
  • Throw in the white chocolate chips.
  • Make small ping-pong sized balls with the dough and place them on a parchment sheet on the baking tray.
  • In a preheated oven, insert the tray and it is ready to bake for the next 15 minutes at 350°F.
  • Remove the cookies and feel free to add a cream cheese icing in a colour of your choice. Pink icing would give you pink cookies, which are perfect for a baby shower for a girl.

2. Vegan Cookies

Vegan Cookies for Baby Shower

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Everybody should eat cookies and lucky for the ones who are allergic to gluten or eggs, here is a simple vegan cookie recipe that will help during any baby shower. These ingredients might require some amount of shopping in different supermarkets but rest assured, the cookies will be a hit amongst the guests.

Ingredients 

  • 400g of whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 250g of unsweetened applesauce
  • 125g of agave nectar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200g of chocolate chips (or any other kind of chips you’d like to add)
  • 60g of crushed nuts
  • 60g sunflower seeds
  • Pink food colouring

Total Cooking Time

About 45 minutes

Servings 

48 Cookies

Method 

  • Preheat the oven to about 160°C.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour and the baking powder and mix it.
  • In another bowl, add the applesauce, the agave nectar, pink food colouring, and the vanilla extract and stir the mixture well.
  • Add the contents of the second bowl into the first and mix it thoroughly.
  • Make sure to add the nuts, chocolate chips, and the sunflower seeds.
  • Use a baking tray and line it with a parchment sheet.
  • Spray the parchment sheet with some oil so that the cookies don’t stick.
  • Drop the cookie dough with a tablespoon and flatten them out with the back of the spoon.
  • Keep the tray into the oven and bake for about 12-13 minutes.
  • Pull them out of the oven once they have turned golden brown.

What Type of Cookies Can You Make If You Want to Reveal Baby’s Gender?

1. Sprinkle Cookies

Sprinkles are not only the best way to decorate baby shower cookies but are also ideal for a gender reveal party. They are cute, fun, and everybody is in for a surprise when they take the first bite.

Sprinkle Cookies for Gender Reveal

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Ingredients 

  • 250g of all-purpose flour
  • 0.5 tsp baking powder
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 120g unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 120g of sugar
  • 30ml milk
  • 0.5 tsp vanilla extract
  • Royal icing:
    • 225g confectioner’s sugar
    • 40ml meringue powder
    • Warm water
    • Food colouring
    • Pink or blue sprinkles

Total Cooking Time

About 1-1.5 hours

Servings 

22-27 cookies

Method

  • Use a large mixing bowl and mix the flour, salt, and baking powder.
  • In another bowl, mix the butter and sugar and beat until the mix is smooth.
  • Add milk, the egg, and the vanilla extract and mix well.
  • Slowly add the flour, bit by bit until the mix is of good consistency.
  • Shape the dough into a ball and divide it into two balls of dough of equal size.
  • Roll out one ball into a sheet that is 0.5cm thick and cut out the required shape, keep on a baking tray and bake it in the oven for about 12 minutes at 350°F.
  • For the icing, mix all the ingredients until it is smooth and not very thick.
  • Add the food colouring based on the requirement.
  • Pipe the border of a solid cookie, place a cookie with a hole in the centre and place another cookie on top.
  • Before doing so, add the sprinkles in the hole in the centre.
  • Use more icing to fill in the rest of the shape. Allow the cookies to cool.
  • Bite into them and the guests will see the reveal!

2. Sugar Cookies

Soft sugar cookies are something that everybody loves. When it is coupled with the perfect ganache filling, they make the best gender reveal cookies.

Sugar Cookies for Gender Reveal

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Ingredients 

  • 300g all-purpose flour
  • 250g unsalted butter
  • 150g light-brown sugar
  • 100g granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 0.5 tsp baking soda
  • 0.5 tsp baking powder
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 100g each of blue and pink coarse sugar
  • Filling:
    • 250g white chocolate
    • 60g heavy cream
    • gel colouring in blue or pink

Total Cooking Time

75 minutes

Servings

30 Cookies

Method

  • In a large bowl, combine the butter and the sugar and mix until fluffy.
  • Mix in the egg and the vanilla extract.
  • In another bowl, mix the flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Add the wet slowly to the dry ingredients.
  • Dole out small balls of dough.
  • In another bowl, mix the coarse sugar and keep a couple of teaspoons of sugar aside.
  • Roll the dough in the sugar and leave aside for at least 30 minutes.
  • Place on a baking tray and bake them in the oven at 375°F.
  • For the ganache, mix the white chocolate and cream with a little warm water.
  • Keep some white chocolate aside and add the coloured gel to the rest.
  • Put it in a piping bag with an insert at the bottom.
  • Remove the cookies and while they are still warm, put the insert in the centre of the cookie and stuff it with the ganache equal to 1 teaspoon. Make sure you don’t damage the cookie.
  • Seal the hole with the white chocolate that was set aside.
  • Cookies are ready to go! The guests will be in for an absolute surprise when they bite into the cookies and get a taste of the delicious ganache.

These easy DIY baby shower cookies should help you serve your guests better. You are now ready for any kind of baby shower and these recipes will ensure that the mother, as well as the guests, are satisfied and they remember all the effort that you put into making this day special for the baby, the mother as well as everybody present.