Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

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Cooking with kids ideas, menu. Cooking is a wonderful activity to do with your children when they learn and practise a number of important skills. And when this activity takes place on the eve of the most fabulous holiday Christmas with its flavor of fir-needles and tangerines, it's an especially enjoyable and fun project.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

We'd like to acquaint you with a cool Christmas Cookie Recipe and to explain how to make it. So, celebrate this fantastic holiday by getting the kids involved in this cooking activity.

Christmas Cookie Recipe


Ingredients:


— 200 gr. of butter,
— 2-3 glasses of flour,
— 1/2 glass of sugar,
— 2 egg yolks,
— 1 teaspoon of baking powder,
— 1/4 teaspoon of lemon acid.

For Cookie Painting:


— sugar powder,
— white of the egg,
— lemon juice,
— food coloring for icing,
— white chocolate,
— various baking dishes and decorative figures.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

Cooking the dough:


1. Mix the flour, baking powder and lemon acid carefully. Pour everything into a bowl like a hill, make a deepening in the middle and put there the egg yolks and small pieces of butter.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

Now knead the dough carefully till homogeneous mass with your hands to make it tight.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

Place the tight dough into a fridge for 1-2 hours. Then roll it out about 1 cm thick.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

2. With the molds for dough make stars, fir-trees, houses, snowflakes, little men and so on. If you have no special molds, make cookies with glasses and goblets of different diameters or cut out the figures with a knife.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

3. Grease the dripping pan with oil and place the figures.

4. Heat the oven till 180 deg and bake the cookies for 15 min.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

5. When the cookies are baked and cooled, decorate them with patterns. It depends on you what kind of figures they'll turn out — decorating versions are a great number.

How to Decorate the Christmas Cookies:


1. Melt the white chocolate on a steam bath stirring constantly with a spoon. With a cream injector or a pastry bag paint the cookies as desired.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

2. You may use the icing for cookie decoration — real masterpieces can be made with it.

Mix the white of one raw egg with a teaspoon of lemon juice and 2 cups of sugar powder. Add the sugar powder little by little to make the needed consistency — not very thick and not rare. Add food coloring for decoration.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

Take a pastry bag and fill it with the icing.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

Pressing the pastry bag slightly outline the contour of the cookie. Wait till the icing dries.

Now fill the whole cookie with the icing. For this add some drops of milk or lemon juice to the icing to make it rare. Fill the cookies with the icing.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

If you want to paint some pattern on the cookies, wait till the previous layer of the icing dries.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

Colored sprinkling will also decorate your cookies. You should't wait till the icing dries.

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

You'll have a good time painting your cookies. Create culinary masterpieces!

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

Cooking with Kids ideas, menu. Christmas Cookie Recipe

Your homemade cookies will become a wonderful addition to the festive table or a lovely christmas present for kids.

Merry Christmas!

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