Monday, August 4, 2014

Cookie Monster's Surprise cookies

I've been meaning to make these cookies ever since I saw them in this volume of The Sesame Street Library.

We only have two volumes of these old books from the 70s. 

You'll need Cookie Monster's Famous Cookie Dough to make these(which is in Volume 1).

You will also need fillings. Cookie Monster suggests nuts, raisins, jam, jellybeans, chocolate chips, peanut butter and chocolate mint patties.

Cookie Monster's Famous Cookie Dough

3/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
2 1/2 cups plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

Cream butter and sugar.
Add eggs and vanilla, mix well.
Add flour, salt and baking powder, mix to a soft dough.
Chill dough for an hour.

Cookie Monster's Surprise Cookies

Preheat oven to 200C.

Roll dough out flat(about 5mm thick) on a well floured surface.
Use a 6mm cookie cutter to cut rounds.
Put a little filling(about a teaspoon) on one of your cookies.
Now put another cookie on top.
Pinch edges together to keep filling inside.
Do this with LOTS of cookies, with LOTS of different fillings.

Place cookies on ungreased tray. Put in oven and cook until lightly browned. About 10 minutes.

We used choc chips and some Milky bar 'cookies and cream'.

Peanut butter and choc chips, and strawberry jam.

You get a surprise every time you have a cookie!


  1. That is too cute!! (I love those old books from the '70's too!)

    1. I so remember these, but I don't actually remember us having any. Must have had them at the school library or something.

  2. Those books are awesome! And what a great idea to have a surprise in cookies! Have a great Monday!

    1. There were too good. I had more surprises than I should have!

  3. Oh they're Gorgeous Alicia! Now we know what Cookie Monster was making all the fuss about! Lol!

  4. What a neat idea! My little man is too young to truly enjoy theses yet but I know Daddy will enjoy a surprise for his morning tea at work. Thanks for sharing xx

    1. Lol. I did see my hubby sneak some into his work bag :)

  5. I love your little cookie monster figurine, too cute! I really need to get into baking more now that bubs is getting older.

  6. I'm coming across way too many food posts today and it's making me hungry! :) Cookie monster is so cute. Love the figurine. Maria x

  7. I'm a little late to add my post here as I had an emergency trip to Gippsland for number 3 son... all good! Anyway, these cookies look fabulous. Even my big boys will love them!

  8. I really need to cook more with my kids. They would love these!

  9. What a cool recipe!! Pinning!
    Thanks for hosting...have a great week :)

  10. I am very slow with my comments this week. Love the biscuits Alicia and I remember having one of those books when I was little :)

  11. I really need to try and be a little more adventurous in the kitchen!! These are awesome.


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