How to Make Fake Play Cookies for a Toy Kitchen

Play cookies for your toy kitchen are easy to make from a salt dough base which can be decorated with paint, glitter and the like or from cardboard. Both options are offered here for you to try

Add 3 spoons of flour to a cup or bowl.


Add 3 spoons of flour to a cup or bowl.

This is the amount required for 1 cookie.

Add 4 pinches of salt to the cup/bowl.

Add 4 pinches of salt to the cup/bowl.

Try to use regular salt––avoid sea salt.



Mix up the dry ingredients.

Mix up the dry ingredients.

Make sure they are mixed thoroughly.

Add 2 spoonfuls of water to the bowl and mix.

Add 2 spoonfuls of water to the bowl and mix.

Use sink water for best results.

If your mixture is too wet, add more flour.
If your mixture is too dry, add more water.



Get the dough and just play around with it.

Get the dough and just play around with it.

Roll it, break it––just work with it until it forms nicely.

Take the dough and roll it in a ball.

Take the dough and roll it in a ball.

It does not have too be smooth or perfect.

Flatten out the dough.


Flatten out the dough.

Squash the ball flat.

Get a piece of tin foil and place the fake cookie on it to dry.

Get a piece of tin foil and place the fake cookie on it to dry.

Set aside to dry. It will need to dry for about 2 to 3 days.

Don’t forget to flip the drying dough every 4 hours.

Otherwise, only one side of the cookie will dry.


Once the cookie is fully dry, decorate it.

Once the cookie is fully dry, decorate it.

You can use anything: glitter, paper, paint, or whatever else you’d like. Once dried, the cookie is ready for use in play.

Trace a circle on the cereal box.

Trace a circle on the cereal box.

Use an item that has a circular bottom, such as a cup, to do this.

Cut out the cardboard shape.

Cut out the cardboard shape.

Paint the circle.

Paint the circle.

Paint it whatever color you want.

Decorate the cookie with anything.

Decorate the cookie with anything.

This could include paper, glitter, markers, crayons, paint, etc. Once dried, the cookie is ready for use in play.


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