Easter Cookies: Fun and Easy Recipes to Make with the Kids

Baking cookies is a fun activity to do with kids any time of the year, but it's especially enjoyable around Easter.  Here are two festive and easy recipes from Western Star that you can make with your little ones...


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Easter cookies to make with the kids

These recipes are a great way to get your kids involved in the kitchen and create some delicious Easter treats.
Choc-Chip Hot Cross Cookies
These classic cookies get an Easter makeover with a melted white chocolate cross on top.

  • 150g Western Star Chef’s Choice unsalted butter, melted
  • 200g brown sugar
  • 70g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla paste
  • 280g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 100g white chocolate chips, melted
Vanilla Easter Biscuits
These simple and delicious cookies are perfect for the kids to help make.
You’ll need:
  • 125g Western Star Chef’s Choice butter, room temperature
  • 125g cup caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 250g cups plain flour
  • Pinch of salt
Additional tips:
  • There’s no limit to the decorating possibilities. Try crushed Easter eggs, edible glitter, or freeze-dried berries.
  • Try experimenting with different shaped cutters such as stars, hearts or Easter carrots.
  • For a different look and flavour, try swapping out the coloured white chocolate for milk or dark chocolate.
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