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Do you like to make cutout cookies with your kids for the holidays?

My kids have always liked making the shaped cookies in the form of stockings, santas, bells, reindeer, etc. However, sometimes the dough got stuck in the cutters and I needed to help them get the cookie out. And yes, more flour sometimes helps to release the cookie.


Asked by CafeMochaMom1 at 3:05 PM on Nov. 7, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (11)
  • Yes. We have fun! Can't wait to begin.

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 3:07 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • No. Honestly, cooking with my kids always frustrated me....

    Answer by Anna92464 at 3:51 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I tried one year when my dd was younger to make them from scratch and it was a disaster, it was a mess and they didn't turn out very wel and we were kind of arguing because it was so bad. We didn't stop making them though, we just bought the premade pillsbury dough and that was so much easier. It's the cutting out and frosting that's the most fun anyway :) After we started buying the premade stuff we had a great time.

    Answer by sue118 at 3:29 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • Yes we love it and can't wait to do it this year, especially since my youngest is old enough now to decorate her own. Do you use plastic or metal cutters? I find I have more issues with metal ones so I tossed all mine and got plastic last year. Well, I have to buy them again because I lost them in a move (of course).

    Answer by Nanixh at 3:45 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • Love Anna's Honesty!!! I can't help but agree!!!

    Answer by TiffyTaffy79 at 3:56 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • Yes, we do it every year. It is part of our Christmas tradition.

    Answer by shanlaree at 3:59 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I'm going to try it this year with my 3 yr old. I might jump off a cliff afterwards, but we are gonna try it! :-)

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 5:28 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I do every year & they love it..great bonding time

    Answer by girliemom0406 at 6:32 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • yes this will be the second year I get to do it with dd oh I love her so much i cant wait to do it with my son to oh I love this time of year with kids.

    Answer by nikkole42 at 6:39 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • We make muffins and decorate them.

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 7:01 PM on Nov. 7, 2010