- sugar cookie recipe (I like this one from Better Homes and Gardens. I used half the dough and froze the other half for another day)
- 6 lollipop pops or hard candies, crushed (look for ones without artificial food dye. We love YumEarth Organics!)
- lollipop sticks
- white chocolate chips
- COOKING TOOLS
Cover your cookie sheets with parchment paper and using a spatula carefully place the cookies on each sheet. Trust me, it is really important to use parchment paper. The melted lollipops will be impossible to get off the cookie sheet if you simply grease them with butter or oil.
TIME TO ADD THE STAINED GLASS TO YOUR FLOWER COOKIE POPS!
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Time to crush up the lollipops! My kids loved this part. I placed three lollipops in each bag so they could each have a turn. We used our meat pounder (you could use a hammer or large metal spoon) to lightly hit the lollipops. Keep smashing until they are broken into very small pieces.
Bake for the specified amount of time in your cookie recipe. If you have an oven light this is the perfect opportunity to turn it on and let your kids watch the transformation of the candies. “Look, what’s happening! The candies looked bumpy outside of the oven, but now they are smooth. Why is that happening?”
Take the cookies out of the oven and cool until the candy middle is hard.
TIME TO TURN THE STAINED GLASS FLOWER COOKIES INTO CUTE COOKIE POPS!