Mini cookie cutouts – fun way to bake with your kids

I'm popping in to share a really quick fun baking craft I did with Kinsey a few weeks ago. Kinsey LOVES to bake. Her favorite are Chocolate Chip Cookies (I use the recipe on the back of the Nestle Toll House semi-sweet chocolate chips bag). We decided it would be fun to get creative with the cookies and make little shapes from them. Have you ever tried to use cookie cutters on Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough? They do not hold their shape when you bake them and turn into a mess. So we baked a cookie bar instead! We just put the entire bowl of dough onto a cookie sheet (bar pan - I … [Read more...]

English muffin pizzas

These are so easy! It's a pretty simple, kinda lame thing to post, but my kids just love them so much and they are so easy! To make them, Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees. Cut English Muffins in half length-wise. Lay them cut side up on your baking pan (my favorite is my stoneware from Pampered Chef!) and add pizza sauce to each. You can use marinara sauce or spaghetti sauce, but I prefer to use actual pizza sauce. This is my favorite: Lay cheese slices over them. I usually use grated mozarella, but I didn't have any so I just sliced colby-jack for each (and they … [Read more...]