Ready Player One Key Cookies

Ready Player One Key Cookies

These Captain Crunch flavored cookies are inspired by the Ready Player One Keys!

Makes 20 to 24 cookies

Things you'll need

  • 6 tablespoons ground captain crunch cereal
  • 1 tablespoon corn meal
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon butter emulsion
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Hand mixer
  • Rubber spatula
  • Rolling pin
  • Key cookie cutter
  • Copper, jade, and white royal icing in decorating bags fitted with #2 tips
  • Copper, green and white luster dust

Let's get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together ground cereal, corn meal, flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the egg and extracts.
  5. Add half the dry ingredients and mix well. Add the remaining dry ingredients and mix well.
  6. Wrap dough into a disk and chill for 1 hour.
  7. Roll dough out dough to ¼ inch thick and use your key cookie cutter to cut out keys. Place cookies on baking sheet and chill for 10 minutes.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes.

Time to Decorate!

  1. Outline each cookie in a different color of royal icing and then let them dry for a few minutes.
  2. Fill in each cookie with the same color as its outline. Let the icing dry completely.
  3. Lightly brush each key with the its matching luster dust color.
  4. TaDa! Get ready to unlock your hunger with these Ready Player One Key cookies!
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