8 Easy Cookie Recipes You can Do with the Kids


Cookies and kids just go together don’t they? So why not have some fun family-time baking, with these 8 Easy Cookie Recipes You can Do with the Kids? We don’t think you’ll have too much problem getting cookie tasters either!


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Easy Cookie Recipes Jello cookies1. Jello cookies & Jello play dough

The nice thing about this recipe from I Heart Naptime is you can turn it into homemade playdough. Not only tasty but fun too.

Wash the kids’ hands (and counter of course) and then let the kids imaginations go wild! This is a great example of play time and cooking at the same time, keeping the little ones occupied for quite a while.

Easy Cookie Recipes chocolate chip cookies2. Emma’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you like the really sticky, gooey chocolate cookies you get in the States then Emma’s Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe is for you.

It’s a super-easy cookie recipe to follow, and the kids will love helping with this, knowing they can sample the end product!

Easy Cookie Recipes Soft-Cut-Out-Sugar-Cookies-by-sallysbakingaddiction.com-93. Soft Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

This easy to to follow recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction, Soft cut-out sugar cookies has crisp edges and room for lots of icing and sprinkles.

Use your favourite cookie cutter shapes and have fun baking and decorating!

Easy Cookie Recipes christmas cookie recipes4. Eloise’s Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

We couldn’t do a cookie post without mentioning our winner of the best Christmas cookie competition. But why wait until Christmas to bake these?

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Easy Cookie Recipes peanut butter cookies5. Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies don’t include flour so if you need to be gluten free they may be for you. Obviously not ideal if there is a peanut allergy in the house though.

This recipe from I am Baker is very simple to follow and you’ll also find other great recipes on the site. Be careful though – you may become addicted to these scrumptious cookies.

Easy Cookie Recipes cranberry_white_chocolate_cookies6. Cranberry & White Chocolate Chip Cookies

This Cranberry & White Chocolate chip cookie recipe was sent in by Mykidstime parent Deirdre C, and they are easy to make and yummy! Perfect at Christmas, or for any time of the year, when you are looking for a sweet treat to make with the kids.

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Easy Cookie Recipes Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies7. No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

These chocolate oatmeal cookies don’t involve any baking and are perfect for letting your kids join in with the messiness of melted chocolate.

We especially love that there are videos to show you each step so you can’t go wrong either, and what’s not to love about any recipe that doesn’t require turning on the oven!

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Easy Cookie Recipes Gummy bear thumb print cookies8. Gummy Bear Thumbprint Cookies

Melt your favourite colour gummy bear in the middle of these cookies for a completely different (and colourful) cookie surprise. This cookie recipe by Baking Robot is simple to follow and ideal for getting your children involved in the fun of baking.

Over to you! Tell us your favourite cookie recipes in the comments below.