Easy Lollipop Cookies for Kids



This Easy Lollipop Cookies recipe makes for a fun activity for both adults and children to do together. These are simply sugar cookies smashed down flat to resemble lollipops with a popsicle stick inserted in them. This recipe calls for pre-made sugar cookie dough which saves a lot of time from making the dough from scratch. The kids have fun decorating the cookies with their favorite candy which could be anything from hard shelled chocolates, to fruit flavored hard candy to chewy fruit candy.

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Easy Lollipop Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 Package Pre-made Sugar Cookie Dough
  • 12+ Popsicle Wooden Sticks
  • Sugar
  • Candies for Decorations (your choice of hard shelled chocolate candies, fruit candies,dried fruits, nuts, licoricem cinnamon candies, mini chocolate chips, mini peanut butter chips,etc.)

Directions

1. Prepare Cookie Dough. Preheat oven to the temperature stated on cookied dough package directions. Follow any more directions on packageto prepare the dough. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.

2. Prepare Lollipops. Tear off pieces of the dough and roll into little balls in the palm of your hand, about half the size of a golf ball. Place eachball onto the cookie sheet about 2 inches apart and leave room from the sides of the pan. Push a wooden stick into the bottom edge of each ball. Dip the bottomof a drinking glass into a plate of sugar (this prevents the glass from sticking to the dough, make sure the bottom is clean) and push into each ball to flatten them.

3. Decorate Cookies. This is where the kids can help. Decorate all the cookies with the candies, dried fruits and all decoration ingredients on hand. Lightly pushthe decorations into the flattened cookie dough. (Decorating must be done before baking.)

4. Bake Cookies. Follow the instructions of cookie dough package to bake at correct temperature and length of time. Rotate cookie sheet halfway through baking time (turn the sheets around) for even baking. Remove from oven. Let cool on sheet for about 10 minutes, then remove cookieswith spatula and place on cooling racks to cool cpompletely.

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