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…
Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprint cookies
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.
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.
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.
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.
Short of ingredients or pressed for time? Watch our video for making easy peanut butter cookies – all you need are caster sugar, peanut butter and an egg!