Cookie Monster Sock Puppets & Celebration
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
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)
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!Published May 13, 2010. Last updated May 13, 2010.