Cookie Monster’s Number Cookie Recipe


Do you have a cookie craving, or are you looking for something fun to do with the kids, while spending some extra time at home? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, then you’re in for a treat!

Whether you were led here by a desire to munch on something sweet and delicious, or you’ve been looking for a fun activity to keep the kids occupied, while spending more time than usual at home, homemade cookies are a good way to go. They’re easy to make, and the whole family can get involved in a recipe that comes together in no time.

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On this Throwback Thursday, we are so excited to share our friend Cookie Monster’s Famous Cookie Dough Recipe with you! After you’re done making the dough, you can turn it into a fun (and yummy) learning moment for your kids with Cookie Monster’s Number Cookie recipe.

FIRST! Let's get started with the Cookie Dough recipe…
(See text version of the recipe here)

Sesame Street Cookie Monster Cookie Dough Recipe

NOW! Let's move on to the recipe of the Number Cookies…
(See text version of the recipe here)

Sesame Street Cookie Monster Number Cookies

Here’s what you’ll need:

A medium-sized bowl
Measuring cup and spoons
A fork
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 cup of sugar
2 eggs
Vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
¾ cup butter or margarine (a stick and a half)


Cookie Monster's Cookie Dough recipe:

  1. Put ¾ cup of butter or margarine (stick and a half) into your mixing bowl.
  2. Measure 1 cup of sugar.
  3. Pour sugar over butter.
  4. With a fork, squash butter and sugar together until they are blended (this is easier to do with melted butter).
  5. Crack shells of 2 eggs and pour eggs over mixture in bowl.
  6. Measure 1 teaspoon of vanilla and pour over mixture.
  7. With fork, blend everything in the bowl together.
  8. Measure 2 ½ cups of all-purpose flour and pour over mixture in bowl.
  9. Measure 1 teaspoon baking powder and sprinkle over flour.
  10. Measure 1 teaspoon salt and sprinkle over flour and baking powder.
  11. Mix everything together either with a fork or with your hands.
  12. Put dough in the refrigerator to chill (at least one hour).


Cookie Monster tip: You can make LOTS of dough at once and keep it in your freezer in a plastic bag (it will last a long time). Then whenever you make COOKIES, you just take out as much as you need.


Cookie Monster's Number Cookies recipe:

  1. Have a grownup heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Put pastry cloth on table — sprinkle cloth with flour.
  3. Roll out dough, about ¼ inch thick, on cloth.
  4. Cut dough into strips.
  5. Use strips of dough to make numbers from one to ten (1 - 10).
  6. Put numbers on an ungreased cookie sheet and put in the oven. Have a grownup help you.
  7. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes until lightly browned.
  8. Let cookies cool off and enjoy!


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Our exclusive partnership with Sesame Street makes Beaches the only Caribbean resort where kids can play every day with their favorite furry friends! At Camp Sesame, kids can enjoy story time with Elmo, bake with Cookie Monster, discover magical treasures with Abby Cadabby, and so much more! Our Caribbean Adventure with Sesame Street experience is sure to delight kids and families alike, and it is all included in your Beaches vacation!

Whether or not you’ve checked into the one of our resorts, you can still get into a #BeachesStateOfMind right at home by indulging in a fun baking session! Om nom nom!

Kylie Morrow

About Kylie Morrow

Writing for 13-years, Kylie discovered that experiences tell the best stories. As a Caribbean mother who wrote for newspapers, magazines, and blogs, she believes inspiration is even found in our kids!

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