A fun treat for back to school time, this pencil cookie recipe is quick and easy! With only 3 ingredients and a few minutes of your time you can have them ready to go.
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Back to school is such special time of the year. Everything is new again. I love to make cute and easy treats for the kids to enjoy in their lunchboxes or for afterschool. These Pencil Wafer Cookies are just perfect!
It’s super simple to make these Pencil Wafer Cookies too! All you need is your favorite wafer cookies, mini chocolate chips and cookie icing. They literally take just 2 minutes to make!
I use Voortman wafers because we love how they taste and they’re easy to find at any of my local grocery stores.
How to Make Pencil Wafer Cookies for your Kids!
Voortman wafer cookies
a paring or serrated knife,
mini chocolate chips
white and pink cookie icing
With your knife, cut the corners off of one side of your wafer, creating a point. This is your pencil’s tip.
Trace the pencil tip with the white icing.
Add a mini chocolate chip to create the pencil’s lead.
With the pink icing, create an eraser on the other end of the wafer cookie.
Place each cookie on a tray lined with parchment paper to let the icing set.
I know my kids would be so excited to find these Pencil Wafer Cookies waiting for them after their first day of school! What a tasty surprise!
Voortman is always baking up new and exciting flavor combinations, so you could use any of their delicious flavors to make these cookies! Of course, you could just enjoy the cookies as is too!
Be sure to check out all about Voortman Bakery on their website here.
- Voortman wafer cookies
- a paring or serrated knife,
- mini chocolate chips
- white and pink cookie icing
- With your knife, cut the corners off of one side of your wafer, creating a point. This is your pencil's tip.
- Trace the pencil tip with the white icing.
- Add a mini chocolate chip to create the pencil's lead.
- With the pink icing, create an eraser on the other end of the wafer cookie.
- Place each pencil wafer cookie on a tray lined with parchment paper to let the icing set.
Variations on how to decorate your pencil cookies
If you don't have cookie icing on hand, you can use:
Pink Candy Melts or melted pink chocolate for the pencil's eraser
White Chocolate Melts with food coloring or Melted Chocolate as the tip of the pencil
Black Icing as the end of the pencil
You can choose to keep things simple and dip the end of the wafer cookie into a small bowl with the chocolate or use a piping bag. The decorating process for these back to school cookies is very versatile.
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