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How to Make Store-Bought Cookies Look Homemade
  • Dark or milk Chocolate
  • A quick icing see recipe below
  • A variety of cookies in different flavors shapes, and textures.
  • Colorful and holiday themed sprinkles optional
  1. Place wax or parchment paper on your counters to protect from drips and spills.
  2. Remove your store-bought cookies from the packaging and arrange on the parchment, right side up.
  3. Carefully melt your chocolate in the microwave. Start by heating it up for 30 seconds, stir with a fork, and then heat in 10 second increments until the chocolate is smooth.

Method 1:
  1. Using the back of a spoon, carefully spread a layer of chocolate on the middle of the cookie. Don't worry about making it look perfect. You want them to look homemade!
  2. Add sprinkles before the chocolate sets
Method 2:
  1. Dip the tines of a fork into the chocolate, and then carefully drizzle, or flick, the chocolate back and forth over the cookies.
Method 3:
  1. Make a quick homemade icing, and spread it on top of the cookies using a butter knife or offset spatula, if you have one.
Recipe Notes

Tips for Making Store-Bought Cookies Look Homemade Look first in your grocer's fresh bakery section for basic cookies that aren't frosted. Simple sugar cookies and macaroon cookies work well. Next, look for variety packs of simple, flat cookies. Remember the shortbread assortments that come in tins? those are perfect. Other good options include plain chocolate cookies and simple Biscoff cookies.