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5 from 2 votes

Fireworks pudding cookies

Fireworks Pudding Cookies are one of the easiest patriotic desserts to make. Perfectly soft and chewy on the inside, with crisp edges on the outside.Quick and easy recipe, perfect for last minute party dessert.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 cookie
Calories: 101.5kcal
Author: Amira


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1 Package (3.4 oz) vanilla instant pudding mix.
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles
  • 3/4 cup M&M red, white and blue or any color of your choice


  • In a deep bowl, beat together butter and sugars until creamy.
  • Add egg and vanilla extract then beat well.
  • Add the pudding and beat.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix well.
  • Stir in the sprinkles and the M&M.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line a baking sheet with a baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Scoop about 2 Tablespoons if the cookie into rounded Balla and place 2” apart.
  • Bake for 12-13 minutes or until edges start to brown.
  • Cool cookies on the baking sheet and transfer them to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Leftovers should be stored in an airtight container preferably in fridge or freezer.


Adapted from twopeasandtheirpod
Nutrition Facts
Fireworks pudding cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 101.5 Calories from Fat 47
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.2g8%
Saturated Fat 3.2g20%
Cholesterol 18.7mg6%
Sodium 41.1mg2%
Potassium 28.5mg1%
Carbohydrates 14.5g5%
Sugar 7.8g9%
Protein 1.2g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 101.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.5g | Protein: 1.2g | Fat: 5.2g | Saturated Fat: 3.2g | Cholesterol: 18.7mg | Sodium: 41.1mg | Potassium: 28.5mg | Sugar: 7.8g