Just Like Mom and Dad Episode 8: Play it at Home!
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Here is everything you need to play Episode 8 of Just Like Mom and Dad at home!



Round 1: The parents will leave the room and the host will ask each kid some questions. After the questions are asked, the parents will come back into the room and try to match their answers with their kid's answers to the same questions. Each correct answer is worth 5 points

Round 2: The kids will leave the room and the host will ask each parent some questions. After the questions are asked, the kids will come back into the room and try to match their answers with their parent's answers to the same questions. Each correct answer is worth 10 points.


Using that week's recipe (plus a few added ingredients of your choice) the kids have 60 seconds to mix a recipe together. After their creation is done baking, the parent who can match the treat with the correct baker gets 50 points.

The team with the most points at the end wins!


Round 1 Questions:
  1. If you could learn another language, what would it be?
  2. What is your parent the most afraid of?
  3. What is your favorite movie?
  4. What is one thing you wish your parent would stop doing?
  5. Who in your family reminds you the most of a cute farm animal?
  6. What is your favorite candy?
Round 2 Questions:
  1. If your kid were to give you an award called the "most likely to…" award, what would it be?
  2. If your kid had the ability to communicate with any kind of animal, what animal would it be?
  3. If you were cleaning your kid's room, what is the one thing that you would definitely throw away?
  4. If you had to write a future headline about your kid, what would it be?
  5. What is the one word you would use to describe your kid?
  6. What is your family's favorite book?

Bake-off Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Fine salt
  • 1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract · One 12-ounce bag semisweet chocolate chips


  • Position 2 racks in the center of the oven, and preheat to 375 degrees F.

  • Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.

  • Whisk together the flour, baking soda, and 1 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Beat the butter and both sugars on medium-high speed in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment (or in a large bowl if using a handheld mixer) until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes.

  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition to incorporate. Beat in the vanilla. Scrape down the side of the bowl as needed. Reduce the speed to medium, add the flour mixture and beat until just incorporated. Stir in the chocolate chips.

  • Scoop 12 heaping tablespoons of dough about 2 inches apart onto each prepared baking sheet. Roll the dough into balls with slightly wet hands.

  • Bake, rotating the cookie sheets from upper to lower racks halfway through, until golden but still soft in the center, 12 to 15 minutes (the longer the cook time, the crunchier the cookies). Let cool for a few minutes on the baking sheet, and then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

  • Let the baking sheets cool completely, scoop the remaining dough onto 1 sheet and bake. Store the cookies in a tightly sealed container at room temperature for up to 5 days


Next week, we'll have the questions and the recipe from episode 9. Meanwhile, play episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 at home, and check out the Just Like Mom and Dad mobile app where you can challenge your family members wherever you go!

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