Unicorn Poop Cookies Recipe

Experience the magical and whimsical delight of Unicorn Poop Cookies! These playful treats feature a chewy texture with a hint of mint, vibrant purple color, and are speckled with colorful sprinkles and candy chips. Perfect for parties, gatherings, or as a fun baking project with kids, these cookies are sure to captivate and charm with their unique and fun appearance.


  • Sugar: 1¼ cups
  • Salted butter, softened: 1 cup
  • Large egg yolks: 3
  • Mint extract: 2 teaspoons
  • Baking soda: 1 teaspoon
  • Baking powder: ½ teaspoon
  • All-purpose flour: 2½ cups
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Unicorn inspired candy sprinkles (pink, blue, purple, yellow, etc.): 1/2 cup
  • Mini candy coated chocolate chips (various colors): 1 cup
  • Wilton purple food coloring: 1/4 teaspoon
  • White sanding sugar: 1/4 cup
  • Pink sanding sugar: 1/4 cup


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with a silpat liner.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in a stand mixer until light and fluffy.
  3. Add egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Mix in mint extract, food coloring, and salt.
  5. Gradually add flour, baking soda, and baking powder, mixing on low speed.
  6. Stir in candy sprinkles and chocolate chips.
  7. Combine pink and white sanding sugar in a small bowl.
  8. Use a scoop to form cookie dough, roll tops in sugar mix, and place on baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 12 minutes, then cool on a wire rack.


  • For a deeper purple, add more food coloring.
  • Experiment with different colors like pink for a fun twist.


Q: Can I use a different extract for a different flavor? A: Yes, feel free to substitute the mint extract with vanilla or almond extract for a different flavor profile.

Q: How do I store these cookies? A: Store them in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.

Recipe Details

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Unicorn Poop Cookies are not just a treat to eat, but also a joy to make and serve. With their bright colors and playful name, these cookies are perfect for adding a touch of fun and whimsy to any occasion. Enjoy the delightful reactions they bring at your next event or family gathering!

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