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: