|Great, great grandma's rolling pin.|
So when my daughter asked to make sugar cookies, I hopped to it; found a fairly simple recipe for dough and icing; and started mixing.
Future Farmgirl wanted to be involved from the start. We aproned up and got to work mixing dough, then rolling it out and cutting out shapes.
Even though I don't have much experience making sugar cookies (I've maybe made them two or three times in my life), my daughter and I were armed with five generations of cookie-making know how as we mixed dough and sprinkled flour.
After I (2) helped mix the ingredients and chill the dough, my daughter (1) rolled the dough with my great grandmother's (5) rolling pin, which I inherited from my grandmother (4). After rolling the dough, we cut out our shapes with cutters from Sim's mother (3), my daughter's beloved Omi.
Included in our cookie cutter collection is a Kermit the Frog cutter, which was perfect for this year's release of the new Muppet movie.
The Kermit cookie proved the most popular today when we had a mini decorating party during a playdate.
No surprise that so many of our decorated cookies didn't make it off the drying rack into take-home boxes.
I'm still not a big fan of the sugar cookies. I don't crave them or anything. But I'll make them again in a second when my daughter (and our five generations of bakers) asks me to.