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Cooking in the Kitchen with Boys

Any time I ask for help in the kitchen, my son finds something else to do. His Hot Wheels, cleaning his room or toe jam suddenly become the greatest thing since sliced bread. I know he needs to learn how to cook, but the fight is just too challenging. If we have to fight, I’d rather it be over taking a bath and not cooking.

Enter our wonderful Occupational Therapist and her brilliant ideas. She shared Aggression Cookies, and these are a hit–literally. Just place the ingredients in a bag and bang until combined. Cook and eat or enjoy raw.

This recipe is a great way to get energetic boys into the kitchen. While the cookies bake, mix dinner and engage your energetic boys in creating the food they so eagerly consume.

  • 1 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup margarine/butter
  • 2 cups oatmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1-1/4 cup chocolate, peanut butter or butterscotch chips

Combine ingredients in a bowl or resealable bag. Mix, shake and knead until combined. Roll into small balls and place them on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Makes 2 dozen.

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