Cookie Monster’s Cookie Recipe

Cookie Monster knows a thing or two about cookies. So when he takes a break from stuffing his face, and offers up his recipe for sugar cookie dough, we should take note.

The recipe dates back to the 70s, when it first appeared inĀ Big Bird’s Busy Book. Although Cookie narrates the intro in his brand of broken English, the recipe is surprisingly thorough and precise. Make ’em round, or go ninja!

[link, via The Kitchn]


  1. Sarai Stine says:

    I remember this recipe, wish I had kept the books from my childhood!

  2. My mom STILL uses this recipe for Christmas cookies. She makes cut out cookies with it. They are delicious!


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