Baby Chicks: Barnyard Treats and Reads Series
In just a few simple steps, you can transform a simple Nutter Butter cookie into something adorable! Use this recipe to make these chick-inspired treats for springtime.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 10
  • 10 nutter butter cookies
  • 1 cup yellow melting chocolates
  • ½ cup white melting chocolates
  • ⅛th cup orange melting chocolates
  • ½ tsp coconut oil
  • candy eyes, flowers
  • yellow sanding sugar
  • Additional Items:
  • Ramekins and pan for double boiler set-up
  • Piping cones
  • Chocolate dipping wand or fork
  • Wire cooling rack
  1. Set up double boiler with shallow pan and ramekins for each color chocolate. Fill with water till half way up side of ramekins *careful not to get water inside them as it will seize the chocolate. Turn heat to medium low.
  2. Add chocolates and smidge of coconut oil to each, stirring to combine as they melt.
  3. Using wand or fork, dip nutter butter cookies in yellow chocolate until thoroughly coated. Hover above dish as chocolate drips off.
  4. Cover coated cookie in the yellow sanding sugar, and then place it on a wire rack to dry.
  5. Add eyes by dipping a toothpick into the yellow chocolate and dabbing a spot on the chick for each eye. Quickly add the eyes.
  6. Pour orange melted chocolate into a piping bag and create a small, triangle-shaped "beak," on each chick. Add two, small W shapes towards the bottom of the torso part for the feet.
  7. To make the egg shell hats (optional), pour white melted chocolate into piping bag, work quickly to create the jagged edges or use a knife to spread it on.
  8. Repeat for adding embellishments, such as flowers.
  9. Set to dry and harden.
  10. Store in airtight container. Enjoy!
Recipe by Hip Homeschool Moms at