Go Back

Cadbury Egg Cookie Recipe

Perfect Easter cookie - these Cadbury Egg Cookies are addictive!  They have a sugar cookie base with a chocolate topping and finished with a mini Cadbury Egg.

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cookie, Easter
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 cookies


Cookie ingredients

  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 C flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper

Chocolate Frosting:

  • 1 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 3 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 - 3 tbsp hot water
  • 24 mini Cadbury eggs


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a standing mixer, beat together butter and sugar until creamy.
  3. Mix in egg and vanilla.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Gradually mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
  6. Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop out some dough and roll dough into small balls.
  7. Place onto the cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes
  8. Remove from oven and quickly press thumb into the top of each cookie. A wood spoon handle works great too.
  9. Remove cookies from cookie sheet and cool completely on a wire rack.

Chocolate Frosting:

  1. Melt butter in small mixing bowl in microwave.
  2. Mix in cocoa, powdered sugar, vanilla and hot water.
  3. Mix until smooth and creamy.
  4. Spoon the chocolate frosting into each thumbprint and top with a mini Cadbury egg.
  5. Enjoy!