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Cookie Chicks -Perfect Spring cookie Treat

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This is an Easy and delicious Easter treat your family will love! Nothing is cuter than Cookie Chicks! Best of all they’re a tasty Spring cookie.

Cookie Chicks -Perfect Spring Treat

Spring is always a fun time to get the creativity going. Because most people are hunkered down in their homes during the brutal cold months, spring brings a fun excitement at new life, new beginnings and new fun. So what’s more fitting to spring than adorable baby chicks. Of course not all of us will enjoy them in person, but here’s a fun easy craft your kids will love, Edible Cookie Chicks. This easy cookie craft will become a quick favorite of your family’s and be an explosion of fun even in the most pickiest of palates.  Best of all this is an extremely easy craft to make that can be done in under half an hour and produce the cutest of products.

 

What you’ll need:

A bag of Nutter Butter Cookies (You will need one cookie per chick)

A Bag of Yellow Candy Melts

Black Gel Paint

Orange Gel paint (I used sparkle just because it looks so cute)

To make the chicks you will melt the candy melt in increments until it’s smooth enough so you can dip the cookies inside. You may need a knife to spread it on evenly once they are coated but really it’s up to you how much or how little you want to put on. That being said make sure you get enough where it’s not see through but don’t put so much it looks like a puffed bird.

After you’ve coated the cookies let them air dry for about 15 minutes. This is crucial because the paints will smear together if you don’t. Once dry, draw in the eyes with the black gel paint. Be careful when you do it and maybe test the paint out on a surface before applying. Sometimes too much comes out and it ends up looking like a raccoon instead of a baby chick. The nice thing is you can wipe it off if you mess up and do it again.

Finally, draw in a little triangle for the beak and little almost W’s for the feet. And Voila! You’ve got yourself the cutest craft around.

Cookie Chicks -Perfect Spring Treat

This is so unbelievably easy to make and so delicious to eat!

Cookie Chicks -Perfect Spring Treat

 

Looking for other fun ideas? Check out these adorable Pretzel chicks. Head here to see how to make them.

 

 

 

 

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31 Comments

  • Reply April Gupton

    Ohmygosh these are so cute!

    September 4, 2016 at 9:42 am
  • Reply Dotty J Boucher

    I had to come and check this out, I was wondering how you got that shape and now I know, Love those cookies,lol and cute Idea for the little ones to make there own chick treat,,

    June 3, 2016 at 10:55 am
  • Reply Jo-Ann Brightman

    These are so easy to make and a cute way to use the nutter butter cookies.

    April 3, 2016 at 4:47 pm
  • Reply jodi

    This looks so cute and so easy for my 3yo to try to do herself ?

    April 3, 2016 at 2:07 am
  • Reply Paula Adams

    Very cute! First, I love Nutter Butters myself! And I’m looking for some Easter treat recipes this week!

    March 21, 2016 at 10:34 pm
  • Reply Krisha

    So cute!

    March 21, 2016 at 12:09 pm
  • Reply DENISE LOW

    Thank you for sharing. This would be fun for the grandkids to make.

    March 12, 2016 at 3:10 pm
  • Reply Alicia C

    Now, if I could only get past not eating the Nutter Butters before the craft starts, this would be SO cute

    March 11, 2016 at 2:42 am
  • Reply Julia Grey-Garnett

    My daughter loves to help decorate so these are perfect and easy

    March 9, 2016 at 9:44 am
  • Reply Jerry Marquardt

    These look very cute and also delicious. I am going to try baking these over the weekend.

    March 7, 2016 at 6:29 pm
  • Reply Karen Propes

    Love these cookies, great idea. Love the no baking involved, more time to help decorate with the kids.

    March 5, 2016 at 10:34 pm
  • Reply kathy downey

    Omg these are ust adorable,and i know my grandkids are going to have fun making these

    March 4, 2016 at 8:53 am
  • Reply Sue E

    My grandkids and I will have a blast creating our own little cookie chicks & eating them!! PINNING! Thanks for sharing!

    March 4, 2016 at 12:11 am
  • Reply Louanne Baelde

    Just love these cookie chicks! They are so adorable!!!

    March 2, 2016 at 10:50 pm
  • Reply Debbie Welchert

    These are so quick and easy. My grandchildren are going to love making them and eating them too.

    March 1, 2016 at 9:10 am
  • Reply Cathy Jarolin

    These are so Adorable. They seem easy to make and how Cute they are!! I will make some of these for my Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren they will love them. Thankyou for sharing these little Chick’s with us!!

    February 29, 2016 at 10:05 pm
  • Reply tiffany c (@sweetmatcha)

    aww so cute and easy to make! I need to get some nutter butter cookies, these were my fave growing up!

    February 29, 2016 at 1:47 pm
  • Reply Nancy Burgess

    These cookies are so easy to make and how cute!

    February 29, 2016 at 1:39 pm
  • Reply Lauryn R

    These chick cookies are adorable! I love using already made ingredients to make cute desserts! This will definitely be one I’ll be making with the littles, thanks for sharing! 🙂

    February 29, 2016 at 12:21 pm
  • Reply Laura Bowman

    These are adorable! They would be fun to make with my daughter!

    February 29, 2016 at 9:54 am
  • Reply Sandra Watts

    Another really cute and great chick cookie idea for Easter!

    February 28, 2016 at 8:16 pm
  • Reply DENISE LOW

    These are really cute. I never thought about doing it this way.

    February 28, 2016 at 7:32 pm
  • Reply Laura

    These looks so easy. Cute!

    February 28, 2016 at 6:14 pm
  • Reply Linda Manns Linneman

    These are so cute. My grandchildren will love them. Thank you so much for sharing

    February 28, 2016 at 5:28 pm
  • Reply Elisabeth

    These are so cute! The nutter butters are the perfect shape too!

    February 28, 2016 at 4:31 pm
  • Reply Rob

    My kids would love these!

    February 28, 2016 at 4:05 pm
  • Reply Katherine

    So cute

    February 28, 2016 at 4:04 pm
  • Reply Katrina

    Oh this is such a cute idea with Easter right around the corner!

    February 28, 2016 at 2:48 pm
  • Reply Wendy c g

    How cute, I love doing these kind of things with my kids. Thanks for sharing

    February 28, 2016 at 2:26 pm
  • Reply Deborah D

    very cute & pretty

    February 28, 2016 at 2:21 pm
  • Reply Carolyn Massey

    These cookie chicks look like so much fun. My great grand daughter loves Mutter Butter cookies so we would have so much fun making these for Easter.

    February 28, 2016 at 10:21 am
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