When my girls were little I love to create recipes that were easy to make and would get them involved in the kitchen. The teacher in me would always find some way to incorporate math, reading, and sometimes social studies into every baking session. As they grew to become beautiful young women recipes became more detailed. But I soon found out that Gracie is the Baker in my family.
But when they were little baking was less about making stuff and more about making fun. Sometimes creating a recipe doesn’t have to be about baking.
When I was asked to help out Unearth Hope to promote their Great Quetzal Cookie Run and be one of the bloggers for their 13 days of Christmas Cookies I knew that this simple and easy cookie that parents could make with children of any ages was going to be on the one I shared here on this blog. I shared another cookie on Adventures of Frugal Mom that you might want to check out. PS Even though the time to sign up for the run is over you can still donate to Unearth Hope.
Topping My Hat Cookie
- 1 package of Keebler grasshopper cookies
- 1 package of large marshmallows
- 1 bag of Ghiradelli melting milk chocolate
- 1 container of Wilton holly melody sprinkles
- 1/4 C mini M&M, reds picked out
- 1 disposable piping bag
- 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
- Using a double boiler, melt your chocolate
- Place 24 grasshopper cookies onto the cookie sheet
- Dip 3/4 of the marshmallows into the chocolate and lightly shake the excess chocolate off
- Spoon a little dollop of chocolate into the middle of the cookie and place the marshmallow onto the chocolate
- Repeat steps with remaining chocolate
- Pour the rest of the chocolate into the piping bag
- Using the chocolate as a glue, pipe on a dot onto the back of the red M&M
- Place the M&M onto the middle of the white part of the marshmallow
- Pipe on a small dollop onto the back of the holly sprinkles and place a holly leaf on both sides of the M&M
- Repeat with remaining cookies and marshmallows
- Once done, let sit to harden for about 20-30 minutes