How To Cook With Your Kids

by How To Mommy on 05.31.11

I’ve always been told how important it is to cook with your children.

Call me crazy, but I worry about mixing sharp {or hot} objects and toddlers.

However, my sister-in-law sent me a link to some easy, no-bake cookies that looked perfect!

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients

  • 8 graham crackers, finely ground
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup smooth natural peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons unsweetened coconut

Preparation

  1. I ground the crackers in my food processor
  2. I pre-measured the ingredients so they’d be ready for a toddler’s hands
  3. I then let her pour all the ingredients into our KitchenAid Mixer (Note: Supervise this instead of take pictures.  It will result in less mess.  🙂 )
  4. Combine the ingredients and pat into 8 cookies
  5. Lightly press in coconut

That’s it!  It was so easy and my daughter loved that she could eat them as soon as we finished.

What recipes do you love making with your children?

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1 christa May 31, 2011 at 10:49 PM

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2 How To Mommy June 1, 2011 at 8:06 PM

Will do.

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3 Forgetful Momma June 1, 2011 at 5:46 PM

I love baking with my 2 year old, I also pre-measure everything. These cookies sound yummy and your pictures are adoreable!

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4 How To Mommy June 1, 2011 at 8:06 PM

Thank you!

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5 Savings is Free June 1, 2011 at 9:03 PM

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6 JK North June 1, 2011 at 9:10 PM

Love the recipe and the adorable pictures. 🙂
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7 Sunithi June 1, 2011 at 9:45 PM

I love to make smoothies and home made pops with my girls …. check out my blog and recipe section for great smoothie and popsicle recipes. Love the cookie recipe. I create Food labels …so sometime maybe create you a ” nutrition facts label ‘ For free 😉 ! Please feel free to follow my blog on Google connect too !

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8 How To Mommy June 1, 2011 at 9:49 PM

That would be awesome! I’ll check your site out now.

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9 Meryl June 2, 2011 at 4:09 PM

Nice meeting you – great post. I think it’s super to bake together and your little girl is SOOO cute! Great recipe. I will be your newest follower after this message. I look forward to more.

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10 MommyDigger.com June 2, 2011 at 8:45 PM

Yum! Yum!

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11 Katie @ Love, Lattes & Lullabies August 13, 2011 at 7:33 AM

Yum, sounds good! Your little helper is so cute!

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