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Copycat Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookie

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Have you ever tasted a cookie so delicious that it instantly transported you to dessert heaven? If not, then prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience with Copycat Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookies! These delightful treats will make your taste buds dance with joy and leave you craving for more.

The Inspiration Behind the Copycat Recipe

Crumbl Cookies is a popular bakery chain known for its mouthwatering cookies. One of their most beloved flavors is their Birthday Cake Cookie. With a soft and chewy texture, a burst of sprinkles, and a rich vanilla flavor, these cookies are truly a celebration in every bite.

The Challenge of Creating the Perfect Copycat Recipe

Creating a copycat recipe can be a daunting task, especially when attempting to recreate something as divine as Crumbl’s Birthday Cake Cookies. However, the challenge is what makes the process all the more rewarding.

The first step is to analyze the main ingredients and flavors of the original Cookie. By carefully studying the texture, taste, and appearance, we can begin to decipher the secret to Crumbl’s success.

Experimentation and Triumphs

Experimentation is the key to achieving perfection. Trying different combinations of ingredients and adjusting proportions is part of the journey towards creating the ultimate copycat recipe.

Through my own experiments, I discovered that using good quality butter and high-quality vanilla extract is crucial for capturing the essence of Crumbl’s cookies. The addition of colorful sprinkles not only adds a festive touch but also enhances the overall taste and aesthetic appeal.

The Joy of Baking

Baking is a therapeutic activity that provides a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. As you mix the batter, watch it transform, and finally witness the golden-brown cookies emerge from the oven, a feeling of pure joy washes over you.

The aroma that fills the kitchen as the cookies bake is simply heavenly. It’s hard to resist sneaking a taste, but the real joy comes from sharing these delightful treats with loved ones.

The Sweet Rewards

As you take your first bite into a Copycat Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookie, you’ll understand why it was worth the effort. The soft and chewy texture is complemented perfectly by the burst of sprinkles. With each cookie, you are transported back to happy childhood memories of celebrating birthdays and indulging in sweet treats.

Whether you enjoy them with a glass of milk or savor them on their own, these cookies are sure to bring a smile to your face. And the best part? You can enjoy them anytime you want, without having to wait for a birthday!

Finding Joy in Baking Adventures

Creating a copycat recipe for Crumbl’s Birthday Cake Cookies is not just about satisfying your sweet tooth. It’s about embarking on a baking adventure, channeling your creativity, and embracing the joy that comes from making something delicious from scratch.

So, gather your ingredients, put on your apron, and let the magic begin! The joys of making Copycat Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookies await you. Let these delightful treats bring happiness to your kitchen and make every day feel like a celebration!

Copycat Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookie

These delicious cookies are a copycat of the popular Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookies. They’re easy to make and perfect for any celebration!
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12


Cake Batter Cookie Base

  • 1 1/2 cups salted butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp cake batter flavoring
  • 4 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles optional

Cake Batter Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp cake batter flavoring
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • milk to thin if needed


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • While the oven is preheating make the cookie dough. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Scrape the sides, add in the eggs, and cake batter flavoring. Beat until mixed.
  • Scrape the sides and add in the flour, & baking powder. Mix until thoroughly combined. Add sprinkles to the cookie dough, if desired.
  • Scoop out 1/3 cup of dough and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Flatten the cookie dough by gently so it is in the shape of a hockey puck. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Arrange 6 cookies per pan. Bake at 350° for 14-17 minutes or until the centers of the cookies have puffed up and are no longer glossy.
  • While the cookies are cooling, make the frosting, by whipping the butter, cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, mixing each time until it is fully incorporated.
  • Add in the cake batter flavoring. Add milk a tsp at a time until you’ve reached your desired consistency, if needed.
  • Add the frosting to a gallon sized zip top bag, cut the corner of the bag and use it to pipe the frosting onto the warm cookies in a spiral.
  • Sprinkle some sprinkles on top- serve warm!
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