Monday, December 13, 2010

Rolling Dough

sugar cookie dough

It was a wonderful day here today full of squishy cookie dough, floury fingers, cookie cutters and rolling pins :)

It was so nice to just pull out the chilled dough that I had made yesterday and let the children go to work. Usually we would mix up a batch and then it would have to be refrigerated and everyone would be anxiously waiting to begin but today it was instant fun.

Making cookies

I set up three stations on the kitchen counters for them so that they each had their own rolling pin, cookie sheet and tons of cookie cutters to use :)

Cutting out cookies


We ended up with nearly 5 dozen cookies in all shapes and sizes. Some we ate, some are in the cookie tin and quite a few are in the freezer *grin*. We have visitors tomorrow so Wednesday looks like it will be the perfect day for phase two... icing! That always makes for some interesting messes *grin*.



Naturally Carol said...

What a good idea to do the cookies over three days! I usually found that the kids were tired after cooking them that they'd be impatient then with the icing and I am sure that added to the mess too. This way you don't have all the mess at once to clean up either.

Jenn4him said...

You've convinced me. :-)

Dakota Gal said...

Wow, you have been busy! I can't wait to do cut-out cookies with my 3 year old. Doing the dough beforehand sounds like a great idea.
Happy belated birthday!

kendra said...

oooo, what fun! icing will be such joy!

karen said...


Rosina {Rosy ~ Posy} said...

Hi Carol :) It really does make it much easier to spread it out over the days :) I found that I got tired by the time we were done to if we did it all in one day *grin*.

Heehee Jenn :) Have fun making cookies!

Dakota Gal :) Thanks so much for the birthday wishes and have fun making cookies with your little one. My 4 year old had a blast this year making cookies :)