STAINED GLASS COOKIES
You will need a package of fruit flavored lifesavers and a package of refrigerator cookie dough for these cookies.
- Unwrap a package of refrigerator cookie dough, slice ½ “ cookie rounds and place them on a cookie sheet that has been lined with parchment paper.
- Let your children help you cut mini circles out of the center of each cookie. (This could be done with a small circle shaped cookie cutter or a clean 1” plastic jar lid.)
- Make additional cookies with the cut out sections.
- Place cookies on the cookie sheet so that they have room to spread out.
- Let your children place one lifesaver into each cookie hole.
- Bake the cookies at 350 degrees for 7-9 minutes or until golden at the edges.
- Let cool before transferring the cookies to a plate or storage container.
- Make your child’s favorite round cookies.
- Then have your child spread white frosting on top of a cookie.
- Finally, let him sprinkle on some grated coconut.
- Make your favorite sugar cookies and let cool.
- Let your children frost the cookies with white or pink frosting.
- Let your children sprinkle on some heart sprinkles or just red sprinkles.
EGG SHAPED COOKIES
- Cut out cookie dough in the shape of eggs. (An egg shaped cookie cutter can be made by bending and shaping the open end of a metal juice can.)
- Let your children paint their cookies before you bake them.
- You can make cookie paint by mixing 1 egg yolk with ¼ tsp. water and desired food coloring.
- Child can use new small paint brushes or they can paint using Q-tips.
- Make your favorite sugar cookies for this activity.
- When cool, let your children spread orange frosting on top of the cookies.
- Then have your children use black frosting and plastic coffee stirrers to draw jack-o’-lantern faces or spider webs on the cookies.