Kid-Friendly Christmas Cookies
Is there anything more fun than baking Christmas cookies with your kids during the holidays? Little helpers love to get in on the action and feel some ownership over the sweet treats coming from your kitchen. Countless Christmas memories are made over clouds of flour, rolling pins, and cookie cutters.
But let’s face it—not all Christmas cookie recipes are ideal for making with children. Some recipes are incredibly fussy; others are just plain delicate. (Kids aren’t exactly known for their fine motor skills.) You could use some special cookie recipes for kids.
So we’ve picked out five easy Christmas cookie recipes tailor-made for baking with little ones. They may not come out picture perfect, but they’ll stand up to eager hands, and the kids will be proud of the results. Because holiday baking shouldn’t be a beauty contest—the prize is spending time together as a family.
Marshmallow Snowmen: No matter if their buttons are crooked; these kooky snowmen will still be adorable.
You-Can’t-Eat-Just-One Sugar Cookies: Kids will love flattening these buttery sugar cookies with the bottom of a glass.
Peanut Butter Cookies: There are just three ingredients in these smoothly sweet and peanuty cookies—it doesn’t get easier than that.
Chocolate Crinkles: Rolling balls of chocolatey dough into sparkling sugar will delight little ones.
Crescent Moons: Even tiny hands can shape this dough into pretty crescent moon shapes.