Quick and Easy Cookie Recipes For Your Toddler

Let’s face it – no matter how much we want our kids to stay away from sweets, they will always crave for treats like cookies, cake and ice cream. As long as they’re eating nutritious ad balanced meals, there’s nothing wrong with giving them sugar for snacks from time to time.

You could even involve them in the baking process! Try these quick and easy cookie recipes:

Caramel and Peanut Butter Combo

What you need:

  • 36 pcs. bite-sized chocolate-coated caramel peanut nougat bars
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Using a blender, beat together the peanut butter, butter, brown sugar and granulated in a bowl. Add the eggs and the vanilla extract and continue blending until smooth. Sift the flour, baking soda and salt then add to the peanut butter mixture. Blend until all ingredients are mixed well. Cover the bowl and let sit for half an hour.

Arrange the nougat bars on a baking tray (3 inches apart) and spoon 2 tablespoons of the batter around each piece. Bake for 15 minutes in a pre-heated oven (350F) until the cookies are lightly browned. Allow to cool for several minutes before serving.

Pistachio Delight

What you need:

  • 1 package instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup toasted pistachios, chopped

In a bowl, blend together the pistachio pudding mix and the butter until mixture is smooth. Add the flour and the chopped pistachios, mix well. Scoop a spoonful of the dough into a baking tray, leaving some space between each cookie.

Flatten each portion of the dough. Bake in a pre-heated oven (375F) for 15 minutes. Cool before serving.

The Classic Chocolate Chip

What you need:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Combine butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in a large bowl. Carefully add the egg, vanilla extract, flour, baking soda and salt. Stir until ingredients are well-combined. Add the chocolate chips.

Using a medium cookie scoop, place rounds of dough on a cookie sheet and bake in a pre-heated oven (350F) until cookies are set, 7-10 mins.

Add a little more sweetness to your little one’s day by making these quick and easy cookie recipes.

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