From yummy cookie flavors to fun decorating ideas, here are the best kid-friendly cookies.
Take a snack your kids love, like shredded wheat cereal, and transform it into a cookie dream come true. Melted vanilla candy
holds the crispy wheat together. Let the little helpers in the kitchen adorn the wreaths with any on-hand candies that you
have.Recipe: Wreath Cookies
Iced Sugar Cookies
Decorate with dragée (sometimes called sugar pearls), gold or silver dust, and coarse or sparkling sugar, and tint the frosting
with food color paste.
Add extra crunch to your peanut butter cookies by including chopped peanuts and a secret ingredient: crispy rice cereal. They're
salty, sweet, crunchy, soft, and oh-so delicious.Recipe: Peanut Butter Crunch Cookies
Gingerbread People Cookies
Get creative in the kitchen with the help of a little homemade icing. Let the kids make a cookie version of themselves or
a favorite family member. Make extras so you can save a few for decoration and still enjoy a tummy full of cookie.Recipe: Gingerbread People Cookies
Chocolate Sugar Cookies
Spend a fun afternoon decorating cookies. Start at a craft or kitchen supply store and let kids select a favorite cookie cutter.
Think outside the holiday box. You may just invent the first holiday butterfly angel.Recipe: Chocolate Sugar Cookies
Silver Bells Cookies
Want to know a secret? Once decorated, store-bought cookie dough can look completely homemade. If you're short on time, bake
the cookies according to package directions, then top with glistening silver candies.Recipe: Silver Bells Cookies
Gingerbread Sailors and Mermaids
Decorate with icing, sprinkles, and dragées for a sweet and spicy coastal treat!
Don't let your eyes fool you – these "candies" are anything but. Roll red and white dough into a colorful spiral then top
with delicious peppermint frosting. Package the treats and send with the kids to school for a holiday gift for friends or
favorite teachers.Recipe: Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies
Top with sparkling sugar so these shortbread cookies glisten like snowflakes.
Sugar cookies are the perfect backdrop for delicious flavors. Try any of the varieties that come with this recipe: Chocolate
Kiss, Peanut Butter Cup, Lemon, or Lemon Thumbprint. Whichever you choose, you're guaranteed rave reviews.Recipe: Sugar Cookies