Olympic Theme Butter Cookie Recipe

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Our Classical Conversations homeschool group had a Fun Fall day with the theme of Ancient Greece. Yes that might sound like an odd theme BUT this year the kids are learning about Ancient Greece, with that being said the Olympics originated in Greece so we had different stations set up for the kids to do different sports: archery, soccer, discus, furthest jump, javelin and other fun activities.    After the kids played each sport we came back inside for some Olympic themed goodies. I made Olympic butter cookies. Olympics Yum

Olympic Theme Butter Cookies
Serves 3
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Cookies
  1. 1 Cup Salted Butter, Softened
  2. 1/2 Cup Sugar
  3. 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  4. 2 Large Eggs
  5. 1/4 Tsp Salt
  6. 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
  7. 2 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  8. 2 Tsp Pure Vanilla
Toppings
  1. White Frosting
  2. Fruit Loop Cereal
  3. Yellow Food Coloring
Instructions
  1. Combine all dry ingredients then add butter, eggs and vanilla. Mix on medium speed until light and fluffy. Place on an ungreased cookies sheet at 300 degrees for 18-20 minutes. Once baked allow to cool. For topping I used already make cake frosting and added yellow food coloring to give the cookies a medal look. Spread the icing on the cookies and add the cereal to the top using red, yellow, green, purple and blue for the Olympic logo.
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The kids loved these cookies! They were so easy to make too! Not doing an Olympic theme then try the same recipe different topping. The great thing is that it is so versatile! Other mom’s made fun recipes too such as popcorn torches, Olympic colored fruit tray and cookie medallions!

 

So maybe the sports were not exactly as the Olympians play but the kids got the idea and they had a great time! 

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Have you done any Olympic themed activities or treats? 

 

 
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Comments

  1. The paper plate idea is genius!!!!!!!!! The cookies look amazing, what a great idea!

  2. Those cookies are so cute! They deserve to win a gold medal πŸ™‚

  3. Wow I love all butter cookies, Olympic themed or not…LOL! But what a cute idea these are!

  4. These are such a cute idea. Great way to get the kids excited about the Olympics!

  5. What a fun idea for teaching kids about the Olympics or for an Olympic themed party. I love that they are easy to make.

  6. AW your group looks very good. those cookies look amazing and so super cute. I love celebrating the Olympics.

  7. Oh they sound delicious and what the perfect treat for a sporty day as well. x

  8. haha, those Cheerios that you used for Olympic Rings on the cookies are so cute! Love it!

  9. Helene Cohen Bludman says:

    What a cute idea for an Olympics theme! I bet they were tasty, too.

  10. This is such a cool idea. I love the mini Olympic games you guys played. This is such a fun way to do the Ancient Greece theme.

  11. This is such a creative way to teach/learn about the Greeks and the Olympics! I love your paper plate medals!

  12. Those look really festive and fun. I love the idea!

  13. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    I love butter cookies. The theme of these cookies is so cute! I will have to try this out.

  14. I love Butter Cookies! They are my favorite things to eat during the holidays. This is a great recipe and I love the way it came out

  15. I love to see kids going outside to play. It makes them healthier, and stronger, and keeps them from being overweight. The cookies were so much into the theme of a sports event!

  16. Those look great and easy to make. Thanks for the recipe. I love to bake with my kids too!

  17. This is sooooo stinking cute – I want to try these and I so love the OIympics

  18. What a fun time for the kids. The cookies look so cute and yummy!

  19. Oh my goodness. This is beyond cute. How fun too, I think my kids would love this. I am now about to start homeschooling one of my kiddos all over again – this would be fun for her if we could get a group!

  20. Looks like the kids had a fantastic time with their Olympics event. The decorations are festive and lessons have been learned. Active learning is the best learning.

  21. Looks like everyone had a blast playing! Those cookies are so cute!

  22. We have not done any Olympic themed games or activities…I have been to the Olympics as my uncle skated Long Track Ice Speed in 2002 at Salt Lake. Coolest experience EVER

  23. I adore every idea here. The paper plate medals are genius.

  24. Look at the smile on those cuties!! Butter cookies are so delicious and easy to make!

  25. Janell @ Saving You Dinero says:

    What a fun project. We use to homeschool and I miss these projects.

  26. Lisa Brown says:

    Aw, those are cute cookies, love the icing on them.

  27. This is such a nice idea for the kids. Looks great, and it looks greatly delicious.

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