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Dinosaur Cookies

Category: kids

Are you in the mood for something tasty AND entertaining? Well, you’re in luck! 

Try your hand at baking these dinosaur-themed cookies – they look great and taste even better. Plus, they’re so simple you can get the kids involved! 

Here’s how to do it:

1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C.

Dinosaur Cookies

2. Mixing flour, butter and sugar in a large bowl with electric beater until the mixture starts to get a creamy consistency.

Dinosaur Cookies

3. Add the egg and vanilla and mix until smooth.

4. Refrigerate the mixture for approximately 30 mins.

5. Remove the dough from the fridge and separate. Each piece should be about one heaped teaspoon in size. 

6. Mould or roll dough into rough circles and place on a lined baking tray.

Dinosaur Cookies

7. Dust the toy dinosaur’s feet with flour and push its feet into the dough to make a footprint.

8. Bake for 15 mins or until the cookies are golden-brown.

Dinosaur Cookies

9. Transfer the cookies to a rack and let them cool before serving with a drink of your choice – we suggest a big glass of milk!

Dinosaur Cookies

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  • Difficulty Easy


  • 400g plain flour
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 200g butter (room temp)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Large toy dinosaur
  • Baking tray
  • Baking paper
  • Cooling rack
  • Wooden spoon
  • Electric beater

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