Cookies on a Stick

Cookies on a stick are great for parties or to give as special-occasion bouquets. Be sure to get the stick about halfway in the cookie so that it will hold firmly.

Serves: 48Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 8 hours 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 48


  • 1 cup butter-flavor shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1⁄2 tsp. almond extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 48 lollipop sticks, approximately 9 inches long
  • 2 packages (6.4 oz.) ready-to-use icing


  • Cream together shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla extract, and almond extract; beat until well mixed. Mix dry ingredients together; add to creamed mixture. Chill overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • Roll dough about 3⁄8 inch thick on a lightly floured surface; cut with cookie cutters. Lay cookies on baking sheet; insert lollipop sticks halfway into cookie.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool completely. Decorate as desired.