June 06, 2013

Father's Day: Cookies From Kids

If your kids are wondering what to get their dad this year, these cookies go straight to the heart (and stomach). They also double as a fun activity! You can make your own sugar cookies, or opt for store-bought ones. Either way, the real charm comes in the decorating.

Father's day cookie Hero

  • Sugar cookie dough (store-bought or homemade)
  • Cookie cutters
  • Flour
  • Rolling pin
  • Cutting board
  • Cookie icing
  • Edible color markers

Father's Day Cookie 1
Step 1: Cover cutting board and rolling pin with flour, roll out dough, and make desired shapes with cookie cutters. Bake cookies according to recipe or package instructions.

Father's Day Cookie 2
Step 2: Let cookies cool for at least 30 mins (icing will melt if too hot). Have an adult create a border around the edge of each cookie with icing (which should come in a package with a nozzle tip for easy decorating).

Father's Day Cookie 3
Step 3: Fill in the rest of the cookie with icing. Kids can help with this step.

Father's Day Cookies 4
Step 4: Once all cookies are iced, let set for 45 mins. or until hardened.

Father's Day Cookie 5
Step 5: When icing is dry, cover a table with butcher paper or paper tablecloth and let kids' imaginations run wild as they decorate each with food markers.

Posted by Evite on June 6, 2013 in DIY , Food and Drink , Holiday , Kids , Tips

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