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Dragonfly Cookies

Planning a shower can be a time-consuming and sometimes stressful job, so why not take a break and make your dessert bake-free? Jazz up these store-bought cookies for your dragonfly-themed bash and you'll be ready in a snap! Get the kids involved and you'll free up even more time, so you can finish up those last minute party details!

Dragonfly Cookies


Store-bought cookies (pictured: Keebler Fudge Shoppe Fudge Filled)

Starburst candies

Wax paper

Rolling pin



Place a Starburst candy on a piece of waxed paper and microwave for about eight seconds (more or less depending on your microwave).

Place another piece of waxed paper over the candy; roll out candy between the two sheets using a rolling pin.

Peel candy from paper and cut out wings. Use the scraps to form balls for the body. Assemble your dragonflies!

Tips and Variations:

  • Don't roll out your candy too thinly or it won't stand properly.
  • Place frosting between two cookies, then roll in sprinkles before assembling dragonflies.
  • If your cookies get too many fingerprints, indentations, etc. from handling, place them in the freezer for a few minutes to firm up the chocolate before handling.
  • Melt two Starburst candies at the same time, then roll out together to create a marbled color effect.
  • Melt three Starburst candies in different colors, form a very thin rope from each one. Braid together and use in place of balls for the bodies.
  • Add your dragonflies to the tops of cupcakes instead of purchased cookies, or do a combination of the two!

Original recipe lovingly shared with us from The Decorated Cookie.

Dragonfly Cocktails

Drink Idea! Looking to serve the cocktail known as the Dragonfly? It's easy! Simply fill a highball glass with ice, add 4 ounces of ginger ale, a shot of gin and garnish with a lime wedge. Voila! The Dragonfly!


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