Kids love cookies! The only thing that is better than eating the fresh-from-the-oven goodness is helping make them. Because kids are not renowned for their delicate touch, it’s best to save your meringues and petit fours for another time. Here are some great recipes for kids cookies you can make with your children and enjoy with everyone! No Bake Cookies This recipe is courtesy of AllRecipes, but you can find countless delicious variations online. These are wonderful for a quick afternoon snack or a scrumptious dessert. You’ll need: 1 ¾ cup white sugar ½ cup milk ½ cup butter 4
Do you want to be one of those people who shows up for parties and gatherings with a delicious cookie basket that never makes it to the dessert table? Do you want to give gifts that make people say, “Yum!” But are you one of those people who doesn’t have time to bake? Or who finds measuring cups and spoons to be tedious? Not to worry; you can still produce scrumptious homemade cookies. The secret is starting with ready-made dough. Shh…we won’t tell. Quick and Easy… The quickest way to transform ready-made dough into homemade treats is to use add-ins.
There is no excuse for baking the same cookie all the time! Not when there are so many great cookie recipe resources out there on the web. You will not have to repeat a recipe for years with all the delicious ideas available. On the internet, you will find some of the very best gourmet cookie recipes to tempt your taste buds. Here’s a sample. Almond Biscotti Ingredients: 1/4 cup finely chopped almonds 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons butter 4 egg whites, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions:
photo credit: oskay via photopin cc Cookies can be so ornate these days that they are actually works of art. If you are interested in creating your own little artistic masterpieces, consider cookie stenciling. Many stencils can be purchased online or in a kitchen store for cookie baking, but you can also make your own. Heart shaped cookies with the words "I Love You" stenciled across them would make a thoughtful valentine's day cookie bouquet. It’s labor intensive, but fun to make a cookie stencil. Think of the stencils you used as a kid or stencils you see in art