Llamas: Barnyard Treats and Reads
For our "Barnyard Treats and Reads, " series this week, we are bringing you instructions on how to make a cookie that looks like an adorable Llama! You and your kids will have so much fun with this one!
Serves: 10
  • 10 nutter butter cookies
  • 1 cup white melting chocolates
  • 1⁄2 cup pink melting chocolates or pink chocolate coloring gel
  • ⅛ cup dark pink melting chocolates
  • ⅛th cup black melting chocolates
  • 1⁄2 tsp coconut oil
  • tiny white round sprinkles
  • candy flowers, nonpareils, etc for decoration
  1. Set up double boiler with shallow pan and ramekins for each color chocolate.
  2. Fill with water till half way up side of ramekins
  3. Be careful not to get water inside them as it will seize the chocolate.
  4. Turn heat to medium low.
  5. Add chocolates and smidge of coconut oil to each, stirring to combine as they melt.
  6. Using wand or fork, dip nutter butter cookies in white chocolate until thoroughly coated.
  7. Hover above dish as chocolate drips off. Set on wire rack to harden.
  8. Place circle cutter/decorating tip where face will be and spoon tiny white sprinkles
  9. Leave in place for a few moments as the chocolate sets.
  10. Pour pink melted chocolate into a piping cone and fill in face area.
  11. To create the ears, tear a strip of parchment paper.
  12. Pour white melted chocolate into piping bag, work quickly to create the ears
  13. Sprinkle with tiny white round sprinkles.*make extra and put in refrigerator to harden.
  14. Add a strip of pink chocolate to the inner ears with a toothpick.
  15. Pour white chocolate into piping bag and fill in a round nose/mouth area.
  16. Add eyes and mouth by dipping a toothpick into the black chocolate.
  17. Attach the ears by dabbing toothpick in white chocolate and use as a glue.
  18. With a toothpick, add dots of dark pink for rosy cheeks, nose and to add curly hair.
  19. Embellish with candy flowers and nonpareils, using the melted white chocolate as glue.
  20. Set to dry and harden.
  21. Store in airtight container.
Recipe by Hip Homeschool Moms at https://hiphomeschoolmoms.com/llama-activities-for-kids/