Top 5 cookie recipes for kids

Looking for an easy but delicious cookie recipe to bake with children? Look no further, our family-friendly list is sure to have something for you.

Vintage cookies

Cookies make a lovely, gentle introduction to baking with kids, helping them to practice their shaping, rolling, measuring and counting skills as they bake…

Vintage chocolate chip cookies

This five-star rated recipe is so simple and gives perfect results every time, there’s lots of stirring fun to be had and they only need 8-10 minutes to bake – so little people won’t need to be too patient. Enjoy warm and gooey with a glass of milk and a cup of tea…

Vintage chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprint cookies

Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprints

The food processor does the hard work when it comes to this quick cookie recipe. This means that children can dive straight into the fun part of rolling the dough into balls and using their thumbs to imprint a well to fill with melted chocolate.

Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprint cookies

Basic biscuit dough

If you’ve got an adventurous baker on your hands then this is the recipe for you. Take one basic biscuit dough and follow our tips for making lemony fingers, crushed almond rounds and triple chocolate treats… You can even experiment with your own flavours and shapes.

Basic biscuit dough

Mango crunch cookies

Mango crunch cookies

These easy, fruity cookies involve lots of decorating fun. The mango icing and rainbow sprinkles turn a simple recipe into something special.

Mango crunch cookies

Oaty energy cookies

Oaty energy cookies

This simple recipe was created to inspire young children to get cooking. They can even mix the ingredients with their hands if easier. The biscuits are packed full of dried apricots and oats and make a good pick-me-up snack.

Oaty energy cookies

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