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Cookie Monster Sock Puppets & Celebration

May13

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Even though the Muppets officially like to recognize Cookie Monster’s Birthday as November 2, it looks like it is also recognized on May 25, the birthday of Frank Oz, one of the famous Jim Henson puppeteers.

We think ANY excuse to celebrate Cookie Monster is a good one!

Celebrate this cookie lover by making your own Cookie Monster puppet!

Cookie Monster Puppet Supplies

  • bright blue sock
  • low temp glue gun
  • ping pong ball
  • google eyes or a black sharpie marker
  • black poster board
  • scissors

How to make a Cookie Monster Puppet

Cut a piece of black poster board slightly smaller than the width of the sock. Fold in half.

Push in toe of sock and place black poster board inside. Glue with low temp glue gun.

Cut ping pong ball in half and glue to top of sock.

Glue google eyes to front of of ping pong ball or make eyes with a sharpie marker.

You don’t want a mad Cookie Monster,

So you will want to make these yummy Monster Cookies.

Monster Cookies from Paula Dean

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 12-ounce jar creamy peanut butter
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup multi-colored chocolate candies
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup raisins, optional
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 4 1/2 cups quick-cooking oatmeal (not instant)

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or nonstick baking mats.

In a very large mixing bowl, combine the eggs and sugars. Mix well. Add the salt, vanilla, peanut butter, and butter. Mix well. Stir in the chocolate candies, chocolate chips, raisins, if using, baking soda, and oatmeal. Drop by tablespoons 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Do not overbake. Let stand for about 3 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool.

Now everybody is happy!

About the author


http://Skiptomylou.org
Cindy Hopper was fortunate to be raised in a family who appreciated the arts. This background led to a Bachelor's Degree in Art Education. With a keen eye for design and color, Cindy has continued her love of art and is now passing her creative skills on to her three children. Cindy's family and friends are the beneficiaries of her passion for fun and meaningful creative projects.

Cindy's personal blog, Skip to My Lou, has taken her love of a project to new levels. Postings keep the family busy -– from testing new recipes for holiday treats to designing and building floats for a neighborhood parade to making fabric rolls to hold crayons to creating themed parties. Cindy seems to have an unending supply of ideas for gifts, parties and rainy days.


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15 Responses to “Cookie Monster Sock Puppets & Celebration”

  1. Melissa May 13 at 12:26 pm Reply Reply

    absolutley adorable! I had to share on FB! Thanks for the “how-to”
    Melissa
    http://www.lissyinitaly.blogspot.com

  2. neisha May 13 at 12:52 pm Reply Reply

    OH CUTE!!! :)

  3. sam {temptingmama} May 13 at 1:12 pm Reply Reply

    Love it! definitely one for a rainy day!

  4. Philip May 13 at 1:35 pm Reply Reply

    Very creative. I love the puppet and I am sure my son will as well. Thanks for the easy walk through!

  5. Sew It To Me May 13 at 3:58 pm Reply Reply

    Thos are adorable!

  6. Sew It To Me May 13 at 3:59 pm Reply Reply

    Those are adorable!

  7. Robin May 13 at 8:52 pm Reply Reply

    So cute I just want to eat one (the sock puppet and the cookies.

  8. Alison@howdoesshe May 13 at 9:48 pm Reply Reply

    That is super cute! My little guy would squeal with delight!
    Fun Post!

  9. Shanyn May 14 at 1:36 am Reply Reply

    Love love love it! Totally going to do this! Thanks!

  10. Karina May 14 at 11:52 am Reply Reply

    Great idea! I wonder if working with the inside of a fluffy sock would make it more “realistic”? Just a thought…

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