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Cute Bear Paw Cookies Recipe for Kids

These cute peanut butter bear paw cookies are great to make with the kids, get them mixing, scooping and adding the paw prints and then enjoy this tasty treat. Perfect for sharing as you read about your favourite bears, at your teddy bears picnic and even just cuddled up with a teddy bear. So here you go our simple bear paw cookie recipe for kids.

Bear Paw Print Cookies

These Bear Paw Cookies are so simple to make your little preschoolers and toddlers will enjoy mixing together the peanut butter cookie dough and then together you can add in the paw prints to make them.

A simple paw print cookie close up showing the chocolate button and chips for prints.

Without a doubt my kids favourite part was smashing the dough balls flat well it was meant to be press down, but kids!

Paw Print Peanut Butter Cookies on a wooden chopping board with bottles on milk behind.

Ingredients for Paw Print Cookies

  • Smooth peanut butter
  • Sugar
  • Egg
  • Vanilla extract
  • Chocolate Buttons
  • Chocolate chips
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How to Make Bear Paw Cookies

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Peanut butter, egg and sugar in a bowl to make a simple dough for cookies.

2. Stir together the peanut butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla extract until smooth.

Cookie dough balls on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

3. Take a small ball of the dough and roll it into a ball between your hands.

4. Place the ball on the prepared baking sheet and press down with the palm of your hand until flat.

Flattened Cookie dough on a baking tray with parchment paper to make paw print cookies.

5. Place one button in the centre of the cookie and three chocolate chips on top to make a paw print.

Chocolate buttons and chips added to cookie dough rounds to make paw prints.

6. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, then remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool on the baking sheet for five minutes before transferring them to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

Bear Claw Cookies cooling on a wrack made by the kids.

Fun Bear Activities for Kids

Why not make the cookies then do one of these fun learning activities or crafts with the kids?

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Bear Books to Read

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Enjoy these cookies with some milk and snuggle up with one of our favourite bear books to read aloud with the kids.

Close up of some bear paw print homemade cookies on a wooden board with chocolate chips and in the background you can see some milk.
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Bear Paw Print Cookies

Cerys Parker
A simple peanut butter cookie recipe to make bear paw cookies with kids.
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Prep Time 10 days
Cook Time 12 days
Course Cookies
Cuisine Cooking with Kids
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 216 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 260 g peanut butter Smooth
  • 200 g granulated sugar
  • 1 medium egg
  • 12 chocolate buttons
  • 36 chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Stir together the peanut butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Split the dough into 12 portions and roll it into balls between your hands.
  • Place the balls on the prepared baking sheet and press down with the palm of your hand until flat.
  • Place one button in the centre of the cookie and three chocolate chips on top to make a paw print.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, then remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool on the baking sheet for five minutes before transferring them to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

Nutrition

Serving: 12gCalories: 216kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 5gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 101mgPotassium: 128mgFiber: 1gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 27IUVitamin C: 0.02mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 0.5mg
Keyword bear claw cookies, bear paw cookies, bear paw print cookies, paw print cookies
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Author
Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.

One Comment

  1. These bear paw cookies are adorable! I can already imagine the fun my little ones would have helping me make them – not to mention the joy on their faces when they see the finished treats. Your step-by-step instructions and helpful tips make it seem so easy to recreate at home. I’m wondering, have you tried experimenting with different flavors or toppings for these cookies? I’m excited to give this recipe a try with my family. Thanks for sharing!

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