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Copycat Crumbl Cornbread Cookies

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When it comes to your favorite cookies, why should you settle for ordinary? These Copycat Crumbl Cornbread Cookies are made with cornmeal and taste just like a slice of sweet honey cornbread in cookie form. 

You’ve heard the excitement of Crumbl cookies and you just can’t wait to recreate them at home. These Copycat Crumbl Cornbread Cookies are just as delicious as the real thing, except you can make them at home any time you want! Biting into these cookies, you’re going to taste a very thick and soft cookie that has an undeniably sweet frosting!

photo of copycat Crumbl cornbread cookies topped with a dollop of honey butter and drizzled with honey

What are cornbread cookies?

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably never had a cornbread cookie before. However, the whole point of Crumbl Cookie is that they make the craziest flavor of cookies! If you’ve ever had a slice of cornbread and felt that soft and sweet texture, then you can get an idea of what this type of cookie looks and tastes like!

Ingredients to Make Crumbl Cornbread Cookies

  • Unsalted butter – Make sure the butter you use is unsalted and softened.
  • Brown sugar – Brown sugar is needed to get the right sweetness in these cookies. 
  • Granulated sugar – The sugar helps to bring the right sweetness to the table! 
  • Honey – The sweet honey flavor in these cookies is worth every drop. 
  • Eggs – The eggs will help to bake the cookies to perfection. 
  • Vanilla – Yes! Even these cornbread cookies need vanilla. 
  • All-purpose flour – The perfect cookie comes from all-purpose flour. 
  • Cornmeal – The cornmeal is going to help bring the cornbread cookies to life. 
  • Cornstarch – To help everything come together properly, you’ll need cornstarch. 
  • Salt – A little salt to balance out the sweetness. 
  • Baking powder – You can’t bake a good cookie without baking powder! 

What’s in the honey butter?

You’ll get to make honey butter for this Cornmeal Cookie, but what’s in it? This delicious topping is made from unsalted butter, honey, vanilla, and powdered sugar. It’s the perfect glaze to put on top of the cookies! 

Close up photo of copycat Crumbl cornbread cookie with a bite taken out of it, topped with honey butter, drizzled with honey

How to Store Copycat Crumbl Cornbread Cookies

These Copycat Crumbl Cornbread Cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4 days. If you want to keep them longer, they can be frozen for up to 2 months. Just make sure to wrap them tightly in plastic wrap before freezing.

What Can I Serve Copycat Crumbl Cornbread Cookies With?

These Copycat Crumbl Cornbread Cookies are delicious on their own, but they would also be great with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a drizzle of honey. You could even top them with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon for a decadent treat.

FAQs for Crumbl Cornbread Cookie Recipe

Are these cookies gluten free?

Unfortunately, these cookies are not gluten-free.

Can I make these cookies vegan?

Yes, you can! Just substitute the butter for vegan butter and the eggs with flax eggs.

Do I have to use cornmeal in these cookies?

No, you don’t have to use cornmeal, but it does give the cookies a nice flavor and texture. If you don’t have any on hand, you could try using finely ground oats or even almond meal.

These Copycat Crumbl Cornbread Cookies are a delicious twist on the classic cookie. They’re made with cornmeal, butter, sugar, eggs, and flour, and they’re perfect for a quick snack or a dessert. Serve them with a scoop of ice cream or a drizzle of honey, and you’ll be in cookie heaven!

copycat Crumbl cornbread cookies laid out flat on the counter top topped with a dollop of honey butter, drizzled with honey, and a dish with honey butter in the top right hand corner

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Copycat Crumbl Cornbread Cookies

April King
When it comes to your favorite cookies, why should you settle for ordinary? These Copycat Crumbl Cornbread Cookies are made with cornmeal and taste just like a slice of sweet honey cornbread in cookie form. 
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Chill 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder

Honey Butter

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions
 

Cornbread Cookie Dough

  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl beat softened butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until combined.
  • Add eggs, honey, and vanilla. Continue beating ingredients until smooth and creamy.
  • Add flour, cornmeal, cornstarch, salt, and baking powder to wet ingredients. Mix until just combined. Dough may be thick but not too sticky.
  • Cover and place dough in the fridge to chill for at least 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the fridge and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • For large Crumbl cookies, scoop out 1/3 cup of dough and roll into a ball. Place up to 6 dough balls onto prepared baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven for 13-15 minutes.
  • Allow cookies to cool completely on a wire rack before adding honey butter.

Honey Butter

  • While cookies are cooling prepare the honey butter. Combine softened butter and honey in a small mixing bowl and beat with a hand mixer until smooth and creamy.
  • Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Continue beating for 1-2 minutes or until combined well.
  • Add a scoop of honey butter to each cookie and drizzle a little honey over cookies if desired. Enjoy!
Keyword Crumbl Cornbread Cookies
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