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Copycat Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookies Perfect for 4th of July

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The giant cookies from Crumbl are a fan favorite when it comes to purchasing a gourmet cookie. Perfect for celebrating a special occasion, but can be pricey for everyday. More than likely that the cost factor is the main reason for Crumbl copycat cookie recipes being so popular. While it’s easy to buy the baked cookies Crumbl cookies at any number of local shops near you, sometimes it’s nice to save a few dollars and make some cookie dough with ingredients that you already have in your kitchen cabinets. Copycat Crumbl Birthday Cake cookies are actually really easy to make and great for celebrations. You can use any color of sprinkles to fit the party theme you are going for!

Copycat 4th of July Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookies

Copycat Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookies Perfect for 4th of July

Big cookies are always a win and perfect for celebrating. These copycat Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookies are a recipe that you definitely want to save for your celebrations. With delicious cream cheese frosting and a great texture, these cookies are no doubt a happy taste. The birthday cake flavored cookies also have the look of those easy Funfetti cookies, but are Crumbl in size! You cannot go wrong with a buttery cake batter cookie. 

What is a Crumbl Birthday Cake cookie?

This fun cookie is made with cake batter dough (with or without sprinkles in the cookie dough) and topped with cream cheese frosting and sprinkles. The perfect way to celebrate a birthday or any other special occasion!

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What are the most popular Crumbl cookie flavors?

One of the most popular cookie flavors you can get is the Crumbl Birthday Cake cookie. It’s a cookie make with cake batter dough and then topped with cream cheese frosting that has sprinkles all over it. Soft and chewy, this cookie is strong on birthday cake flavor while the cream cheese frosting is sweet and tangy. The sprinkles add a touch of sweetness and color making it a popular choice for birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions to celebrate.

Here are the other popular Crumbl cookie flavors:

  • Classic Pink Sugar: This fan favorite was retired and brought back because everyone loves the buttery sugar cookie with the pink icing that’s flavored with real almond extract. 
  • Milk Chocolate Chip: This is another classic Crumbl cookie flavor and it’s always a crowd-pleaser.
  • Snickerdoodle: Yet another classic cookie flavor that is perfect for people who love cinnamon.
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: This cookie is made with chunks of cookie dough, and it’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
  • Triple (or Double) Chocolate Chip:This cookie is loaded with chocolate chips, and it’s the perfect treat for chocolate lovers.
  • Chocolate Overload: Made with chocolate chip cookie dough and then topped with chocolate ganache and chocolate chips, this cookie is extra delicious.
  • Peanut Butter Blossom: If you like the taste of muddy buddies then this cookie is for you! made with peanut butter dough and topped with a Hershey’s Kiss. The perfect combination of sweet and salty, and it’s s.
  • Chewy Caramel Pecan: This cookie is made with caramel, pecans, and a hint of salt. It’s the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth.
  • Lemon Blueberry: This cookie is made with lemon and blueberry dough, and it’s the perfect way to enjoy the flavors of summer.
  • Lemon Bar: This flavor is a lemon bar cookie with a tart lemon glaze.
  • Teddy Grahams: Think chocolate chip cookie topped with teddy grahams and drizzled with chocolate ganache.
  • Peanut Butter Fluff: You can never go wrong with a peanut butter cookie that contains marshmallow fluff filling with a peanut butter cup.
  • Chewy Caramel Turtle: Made with caramel, chocolate chips, and pecans just like a piece of turtle candy.

These are just a few of the more popular Crumbl cookie flavors, but there are really so many different kinds to choose from. And keep in mind that these flavors won’t always be at your local store. Crumbl rotates their flavors weekly, so there’s always something new to try!

crumbl copycat birthday cake cookies

What are the reasons for making your own Crumbl cookies with a copycat recipe?

Save money. Gourmet cookies can be expensive, especially if you’re buying them regularly. (See the bottom of this post for how to save on your cookies.) Making your own cookies from scratch at home is a great way to save money. 

Customizable cookies. While Crumbl does offer a variety of different cookie flavors, you are always limited to what they offer. You can customize your cookies at home with your own favorite flavors. It’s definitely the way to go if you are craving a cookie that is not currently on the schedule at Crumbl! 

Fresh and warm cookies. Everyone know that Crumbl cookies are best eaten fresh and right out of the oven. They just taste better warm. Making the cookies at home is the best way to have fresh, warm cookies whenever you want.

Baking is fun. Many people find baking to be enjoyable and even sometimes a relaxing experience. It can indeed be a fun and rewarding hobby. Making cookies from scratch is a great way to get creative in the kitchen and enjoy learning the process of baking. 

Other reasons to make copycat Crumbl cookies:

There are many reasons why you might want to make your own Crumbl cookies with a copycat recipe. Maybe you don’t have a Crumbl near you. Or you want to save even more by making a really large batch of cookies to share with family and friends (think hosting a party or giving to neighbors). Sometimes people even have dietary restrictions or allergies that prevent them from eating Crumbl cookies. Like nut allergies…

My son has a nut allergy. The Crumbl Pink Sugar Cookie? It’s such a delicious soft sugar cookies with pink frosting, but it contains almond extract. So copycat Pink Sugar Cookie it is! Making the cookie without almonds is possible, at home!

No matter what your reason, making your own Crumbl cookies with a copycat recipe is a great way to enjoy these delicious cookies at home.

And now for the delicious frosted birthday cake cookies recipe. It’s the perfect Crumbl Copycat Birthday Cookie!

4th of July Cookie Recipe

It’s so easy to make your own Crumbl confetti cake cookies at home with this recipe! 

Servings:  24 Cookies 

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 12-14 minutes

Total Time: 34 minutes

Cookie Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp birthday cake batter extract (Available HERE.)
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder 
  • ½ cup sprinkles
crumbl cookie copycat ingredients

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • ½ tsp cake batter flavoring extract (Available HERE)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • Sprinkles
birthday cake flavored cream cheese frosting ingredients

Cookie directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

2. In a large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, and brown sugar with an electric mixer.

3. Add eggs and cake batter flavoring to the bowl and mix until well incorporated.

4. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the baking powder and flour.

5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until combined.

6. Fold in the sprinkles.

4th of july birthday cake cookies

7. Roll the dough into 1-inch balls (or use a large cookie scoop) and place on the prepared cookie sheet.

8. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges turn golden brown. Let cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.

crumble copycat cookies

Frosting directions:

  • In a medium bowl, whip together cream cheese, butter, and cake batter flavor until smooth.
  • Add in powdered sugar 1 cup at a time and whip until well incorporated. 
cream cheese cake batter frosting
piping icing funfetti cookies
  • Place a large round tip on a piping bag and then load with frosting.
  • Pipe frosting on each cookie in an up and down pattern to create a zig zag.
  • Sprinkle with sprinkles of choice.
  • Keep frosted cookies refrigerated until ready to serve. 

Perfect for other holidays and celebrations!

Want these for a non 4th of July birthday party or other type of party instead? Use rainbow sprinkles or confetti sprinkles for a whole different look on these large cookies! You can really use any sprinkles to match the theme you are going for!

Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookies

How to save on Crumbl cookies:

Love Crumbl cookie? Be sure to download the app to save on your cookie addiction. With the app you can earn Crumbl cash every time you purchase and then redeem for free cookies!

Like this copycat Crumbl Birthday Cake Cookies recipe? Get more cookie recipes HERE.


blog owner at Seeing Dandy Blog
A mom blogger for over 15 years, Tara Smith lives in St. Louis, Missouri with her audiologist husband and four kids. Her blog has been featured on local media television shows like News 4 Great Day and Show Me St. Louis, as well as in the Farmhouse Style Magazine for Country Sampler. She loves to travel, explore the Midwest, make crafts and read.

This post could contain affiliate links or be sponsored which means I earn from advertising. Also as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. More details here.

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