The Most Surprising Cookies I’ve Ever Seen

These colorful cookies—first spotted on Pinterest (below), and then tracked to She Knows—were apparently made for Cinco de Mayo, but pinatas and surprises have year-round appeal, right?

Here’s the deal: After you make the crazy striped dough, punch out shapes, and bake the cookies, you use frosting to stick three cookies together. But first, you cut a hole out of the middle cookie and fill the compartment with mini M&Ms. Shh!

When someone bites into the cookie (or breaks it open), out come the surprise M&Ms! Genius, no? Good thing I have a three-day weekend to attempt a batch…

Get step by step instructions here, and feel free to spread the love on Pinterest by clicking this high-res pin:

Source: via Rachel on Pinterest

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