How to Make Bear Paw Cookies

Cooking with children is a lot of fun. Be sure that you are supervising them so that they don't get burned and have fun!


Makes about 15 cookies.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (200g) sugar
  • ¼ cup (½ stick or 60g) butter
  • ½ cup (120 ml) milk
  • 1½ tablespoons cocoa
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1½ cups (235g) uncooked rolled oats
  • Slivered almonds

Steps

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    Mix the sugar, butter, milk, and cocoa together in a saucepan and bring to the rolling boil over medium heat.
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    Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
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    Remove pan from heat and stir in vanilla and oats. Mix well.
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    Allow to cool for a bit so your child won't get burned while making the paws. Batter should still be warm, though, when you move on to the next step.
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    To make a paw, drop a tablespoon of batter on wax paper.
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    Press five almond slivers into one side of the paw to make the claws.
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    Allow to cool completely before digging in.

Things You'll Need

  • Wax paper or parchment paper
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons

Article Info

Categories: Butter Cookies and Biscuits | Cooking for Children