Dino Dan's Dino Cookies

Dino Dan's Dino Cookies

Refrigerated cookie dough & a dash of decorating gel make these cookies shine. Kids will roar for more!

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Dino Dan's Dino Cookies
Parent Supervision Needed
This recipe requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or hot pans.
Party Snacks
Try this recipe at your child's next party. Double the ingredients or divide them in half, depending on the size of your celebration.
30 Minutes or Less
Start to finish, this recipe requires only a half-hour or less to make!

Servings: 24

Prep Time: 45 min.

Cook Time: 10 to 12 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 roll (16.5 oz.) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tube each (3.5 oz.) orange, green, blue, and yellow sparkle gel (such as Wilton)
  • 1 tube (.75 oz.) black decorating gel

Supplies

  • Dinosaur cookies template
  • Dinosaur cookie cutters

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line several cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside.

  2. Step 2

    Knead the cookie dough with the flour on a work surface until smooth. Roll out part of the dough on a lightly floured surface to a scant 1/4-inch thickness. Using the templates cut out as many dinosaur shapes as possible. Transfer the cut-outs to the prepared cookie sheets about 2 inches apart. Repeat with the remaining dough and the scraps.

  3. Step 3

    Bake the cookies until lightly golden, about 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.

  4. Step 4

    When the cookies are cool spread some of the decorating gel on top of the cookie in a thin layer. Use another color on top for the stripes or dots. Use the black gel for the eyes.

Tip: If you don't have dinosaur cookie cutters on hand, try the printable template included in this recipe.

Nurtition Facts

  • Calories: 136
  • Total Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Sodium: 75mg
  • Total Carbs: 24g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 16g
  • Protein: 1g
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