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faux food cookie recipe

Faux Food Cookie Recipe

A awesome cookie dough recipe by Joyce Marcellus used in her taco cake tutorial! This baked cookie looks just like a crunchy taco shell!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookie
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 27 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 1543kcal


  • 32 oz Butter room temperature
  • 32 oz Granulated sugar
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 35 oz AP flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3-4 Tbsp Poppy seeds
  • Ivory and yellow food color


  • Cream the butter and sugar together in a mixer bowl with a paddle attachment. Mix until creamy and throughly incorporated. Make sure to scrape sides and mix for a few more seconds.
  • Add eggs slowly and mix.
  • Add vanilla extract and mix.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the salt and flour and slowly begin to add the flour mixture to the mixer bowl on low speed. Make sure to scrape sides.
  • Once fully mixed, add the food colors.
  • Lastly add the poppy seeds and mix.
  • Wrap in clear plastic wrap and store in the fridge for 30-60 minutes.
  • Bake at 350ºF/176ºC for 12 minutes rotating the pan at the 6 minute mark for an even bake.



Calories: 1543kcal | Carbohydrates: 147g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 103g | Saturated Fat: 60g | Cholesterol: 337mg | Sodium: 2030mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 104g | Vitamin A: 2970IU | Calcium: 229mg | Iron: 4mg