Watermelon Cookies

Watermelon Cookies Recipe

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Annelise Friedman


This comes from the book Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke. It can be adapted to your liking by using any flavor of Kool-Aid.


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6 dozen
5 Min
10 Min


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1 16 oz pkg
watermelon kool-aid powder (don’t get the kind with sugar or sugar substitute added.)
1 2/3 c
2 1/2 stick
butter, softened
eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
baking soda
3 c
1/2 c
sugar, in a separate bowl

How to Make Watermelon Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2Mix the watermelon Kool-Aid (or whatever flavor you choose) with the white sugar.
  • 3Add the softened butter and mix until it’s nice and fluffy.
    Add the eggs and mix well.
  • 4Mix in the salt and the baking soda. Make sure they’re well incorporated. Add the flour in half-cup increments, mixing after each addition.
  • 5Roll dough balls one inch in diameter with you hands.
  • 6Roll the cookie balls in the bowl of white sugar and place them on the cookie sheet, 12 to a standard-size sheet.
  • 7Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until they are just beginning to tun golden around the edges. Don’t over-bake.
  • 8Let the cookies cool on the cookie sheets for no more than a minute, and then remove them to a wire rack to cool completely.

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