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Love bug cookies

Love bug cookies

    These love bug cookies are a twist on our super simple sugar cookie recipe which is the basis for all of our fun themed biscuit bases. You will need: 200g butter 100g sugar 300g flour Vanilla essence Red food colouring Choc chips Chocolate Edible eyes Heart cookie cutter You begin by combining the sugar, flour and butter in a bowl with the red food colouring.… Read More »Love bug cookies

    Melted snowman cookies

    Melted snowman cookies

      Here’s a really simple way to incorporate winter in to your baking….. melted snowman cookies. You will need: Cookies Icing sugar Marshmallows Food colouring pens I made a batch of cookies using our three ingredient sugar butter and flour recipe but you could just as easily use a digestive or similar biscuit as a base if you’re short of time. Simply decorate your marshmallows with… Read More »Melted snowman cookies

      Sugar Cookie Solar System

      Sugar Cookie Solar System

        After commencing our salt dough solar system project Arlo seemed disappointed that the planets were not edible and so whilst waiting for our paint to dry we set about making a batch of sugar cookies. This is an extremely simple recipe and one which can be adapted with all sorts. You will need: 150g plain flour 100g butter 50g caster sugar A few drops of… Read More »Sugar Cookie Solar System

        Decorating cookies

        Decorating cookies

          You will need: Writing icing Sprinkles / sweets Biscuits Flat oven tray Ice cube tray This is a really quick and simple activity – especially if you don’t particularly like baking because you could use something as simple as a digestive – all of the things you need can be added to the supermarket food shop if you don’t have them in your cupboards already… Read More »Decorating cookies

          Easter Eggstravaganza

          Easter Eggstravaganza

            We love to celebrate in our family… any excuse for a gathering and we will all get together and start planning the food. Easter is quickly becoming as commercial as Christmas, and I don’t see this as a bad thing. We aren’t religious as a family but having been bought up in a multi cultural city I think it’s important to acknowledge all cultures, (we… Read More »Easter Eggstravaganza