A Sweet Mother’s Day Treat: “All About Mom” Cookies

You don't need to be a baking whiz to make these cute, customizable cookies - all you need is creativity and some eager, little helpers.

Photography by Meaghan Mountford, The Decorated Cookie

There’s something really wonderful about getting a thoughtful, handmade gift. But if you’ve already got an extensive collection of macaroni necklaces and popsicle stick picture frames, this year we suggest steering your wee ones toward the kitchen to whip up an edible surprise—and this great idea from Meaghan Mountford at The Decorated Cookie  is just the ticket.

These cute custom cookies are ideal junior chefs, who can easily customize batches of cookies with Mom’s favourite things, Grandma’s favourite things, and even sweet messages and doodles for a special caregiver.

What you’ll need:
• Sugar cookies
• Royal icing
• Edible food markers

You’ll find all the details for making these “All About Mom” cookies (including Meaghan’s recipes for sugar cookies and royal icing) over at The Decorated Cookie.

For more fun DIY Mother’s Day gifts that your kids will enjoy making as much as you’ll enjoy receiving (don’t forget to act surprised!) check out this beautiful picture-perfect necklace and this custom charm bracelet.

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