Father's Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with a delicious and festive dessert that the whole family can enjoy? Enter the Father's Day cookie cake! This sweet treat combines all the deliciousness of a cookie with the indulgence of a cake, making it both the perfect dessert AND Father’s Day gift for any dad with a sweet tooth! In this blog post, we'll walk you through a quick and easy how-to on to making the perfect Father's Day cookie cake with your kids, with some helpful tips and tricks to make the process as fun as possible. (Spoiler alert: if baking from scratch isn’t your thing, you can skip Steps 1 & 2 below and order our DIY Father’s Day Cookie Cake Kit which includes a pre-baked cookie cake and all the sprinkles and icing fixings you need to make dad’s very own cookie cake! Keep things real simple and have it delivered directly to your door.)
(Sweet Flour DIY Cookie Cake Kit)
For all the budding bakers, read on for all the cookie cake making and decorating details.
Step 1: Choose Your Recipe
The first step to making the perfect Father's Day cookie cake is to choose your recipe. With so many delicious options to choose from, it can be hard to decide! We usually recommend sticking to a classic chocolate chip cookie recipe; not only is it a crowd-pleaser, but it also pairs well with a variety of frosting colours and decorations. If baking from scratch just isn’t your thing, , you can also use pre-scooped dough balls from our Chocolate Chunk Ready-to-Bake Cookie Dough. Simply arrange the dough balls in an 8" round pan, pat them down uniformly, and bake for 20 minutes in a 300° oven and voila - cookie cake perfection!
(Chocolate Chunk Ready to-Bake Cookie Dough)
Step 2: Get Creative with Your Shape
Once you have your cookie dough ready to go, it's time to get creative with your shape. While a classic round or heart-shaped pan is always a safe bet, there are countless other shapes and sizes to choose from, such as animal shapes or letters that spell out "DAD". Consider matching the shape to your grand design; for example, a rectangular shape could be perfect for creating a "tie" design using frosting. Looking for more inspiration? Check out of our cookie cake designs for some fun ideas.
Step 3: Add the Frosting and Decorations
The final step to making the perfect Father's Day cookie cake is the best part - adding the frosting and decorations! This is where your kids’ creativity can really shine! For frosting, we recommend sticking with classic buttercream in flavors like vanilla or chocolate, which pair well with most cookie flavors. BUT don't be afraid to experiment with different frosting flavors and colors to make your cake a masterpiece. Think about dad’s favourite colours and hobbies - go blue & white for those Toronto Maple Leafs fans or create a beach scene for those dads who love to travel. Get even more creative with sprinkles and candies to really up the fun factor - and hide any decorating imperfections! 😉
Making a Father's Day cookie cake with your kids is a fun and memorable way to celebrate the special dads in your life. With just a few simple steps, you can create a delicious and unique dessert for dad to enjoy. And if the DIY isn’t for you and your littles, we’ve got you! Visit us online and order our super cute Father’s Day Cookie Cake or order one of our regular cookie cakes and tell us how you want it decorated, from the flavour to the colours to the cookie message. The perfect Father’s Day gift, made super easy! d a sweet and heartfelt Father's Day gift without all the fuss.