Monday, December 17

Play-Doh Cookies?

Not really. But it sure looks like it. Especially when you see the dough before it's rolled into shape. We made these today after I found the recipe here. It suggests putting them on sticks like lollipops, but we left them as cookies. They are really fun to look at. They'd be great for packaging in those clear gift bags and giving as a gift or party treat to kids. Mine enjoyed them.

When coloring your dough, use a dye that really brightens it. I have a little stash of Wilton dyes that produce rich tints. This will make your dough look more like play-doh and will keep a stronger contrast between the colors as they're rolled next to each other.
Be sure to use colors that naturally contrast. Makes for a more interesting cookie/lollipop.
You may need to chill the rolled balls (either the individually-colored balls or the 4-color ball) before rolling into worms as little hands warm the dough quickly making it harder to work with and easier for the colors to smear together.
Here are pictures of our process: 1) the tinted dough, 2) individual colors rolled into same-size balls, 3) 4-color ball resembling a hacky-sack.


Anonymous said...

We made something like these when I was a kid for Christmas. They were really fun.

Stephanie Fosnight Regester said...

Wow, these look amazing! I'm looking to American cookies (instead of British biscuits) when I'm home at Christmas.

Anonymous said...

These would be cute incorporated into party decorations...maybe wrapped in cellophane & attached to garland or a tree. Then they could be taken home as favors, too!

Jenny said...

Hey, Meghan,
We made these after we saw your picture and are going to serve them at Isaac's 2nd birthday party tomorrow. We made them with primary colors and green and they look great. We thought they would be perfect for a kids' event.
Thanks for the ideas!
Jenny F

Anonymous said...

Those look so awesome. Are they sugar cookies?

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the extra tips. Your cookies just turned out amazing! I've used wilton as well as some other brands with mixed results in different recipes. Sometimes, things get that "food coloring" flavor, I'll definitely try it with the wiltons.

Amy@Let's Explore said...

I love these! Definitely going try these with my girls. Thanks for sharing!

This Girl loves to Talk said...

we made your wonderful cookies ours turned out much brighter... i think we used too much colour!!

if you want to see our check it out here

Anonymous said...

What kind of cookie dough did you use for this?

Megan said...

I linked to the recipe in the post above. Probably any sugar cookie recipe would work.

Anonymous said...

Thank you Megan! I'm looking forward to making these this weekend. They're so pretty! Haha

afrodisiacos said...

Gosh, there is so much effective material here!

disfrutar del sexo said...

Quite useful material, much thanks for this article.

Agen Sbobet said...

Hrmm that was weird, my comment got eaten. Anyway I wanted to say that it's nice to know that someone else also mentioned this as I had trouble finding the same info elsewhere. This was the first place that told me the answer. Thanks. Online Online

Casino Online said...

You got numerous positive points there. I made a search on the issue and found nearly all peoples will agree with your blog. 338A Bola Tangkas

Judi Bola said...

the internet is with a doubt growing into the most important medium of communication across the globe and its due to sites like this that ideas are spreading so quickly. Bandar Bola Judi Online Judi Bola

Agen Bola Terpercaya said...

Thanks have been given the opportunity to comment here, I Judi Bola very happy with what you write.

yanmaneee said...

paul george shoes
off white shoes
kevin durant shoes
golden goose
supreme shirt
yeezy 700
kevin durant shoes
yeezy boost 350 v2
supreme hoodie