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In the Kitchen with Mom ~ Checkered Flag Cookies

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Nathan is in the kitchen with mom today and we made Checkered Flag Cookies! This recipe is a modification of the recipe found in our Taste of Home Cooking For Kids/Kid's Party Foods book. The original recipe can also be found here. Here is what you would do in our kitchen - because we like homemade. :-)
  • To the other half, add 1/2 cup melted chocolate chips and mix until blended. Wrap and chill.
  • Chill both for at least one hour.
  • Next, you roll the dough into 1/2" ropes and square it up a bit (flatten top and sides).
  • Alternate and stack the dough ropes forming a log.
  • It would be a good idea to refrigerate again right about now.
  • Then carefully slice (use a sawing motion) the log to reveal a checkered cookie pattern.
  • We placed wooden skewers under the cookie and pressed slightly to make the flag pole.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  • Serve with your favorite race car meal or muffin tin like we did!
    Be sure to head on over to Susana's at Our Homeschool Fun to see what she and others made for Simply Made Sunday ~ In the Kitchen with Mom!

    2 comments

    Susana said...

    OK, as soon as I saw your title--I knew these had to be for MTM tomorrow!! I can't wait to see what you are doing--so curious now!! Hope you post early tomorrow:-). These are awesome!!

    Joanne said...

    I like those cookies so yum...