By now, most of you probably have some sort of Purim theme planned. The costumes are coming together and your mishloach manot supplies are ordered. One thing you probably haven’t thought about? A kids craft for your kids to enjoy next week.
Whether to keep your kids busy when they get home from school or on Purim day, these adorable mask cookies will be a blast for the kids and will definitely get them in the holiday spirit.
Besides making the actual cookies, all you need are edible markers and a mask-shaped cookie cutter (you can also use any shape cookie cutter you already own). It’s such an easy, low-cost craft, yet provides hours of fun for the kids. A parent’s dream, no?
They are great for kids just about any age (younger ones will need supervision). They can help bake the cookies or just doodle on them.
Decorate Them To Match Your Theme
They are perfect to enjoy leading up to Purim, would look amazing on a cake stand at your Purim seudah, and could even go inside your child’s Mishloach Manot. Have your kids coordinate their cookie drawings to their costume. For example, if your son or daughter is dressing up as a basketball player, they can draw little basketballs on their cookies.
I can go on and on about how wonderful these are, but the only way for you to truly understand is if you and your family make them yourselves. You will need…
- Your favorite sugar cookie recipe
Follow the directions of the cookie dough recipe you’re using. Use the mask cookie cutter to cut out shapes in the dough. Bake and allow the cookies to cool completely before coloring on them.
There are so many creative ways to use the mask cookie cutters I used here. See more ideas below!
Edible Paint Purim Cookies
Purim Mask Cookies
Here are the designs I created – feel free to let your imagination run wild!