Message-in-a-Cookie Holiday Cookie Cutters


Message-in-a-Cookie Holiday Cookie Cutters

New from Williams-Sonoma are these Message-in-a-Cookie cookie cutters. The set ($20) includes 3 different cookie shapes (gingerbread man, ornament and snowflake shapes) AND letters and pre-made words, like Happy, Holidays, Seasons & Greetings, that you slip into the underside of the cutters. When you press the cutter into your cookie dough, the word/s are revealed. The cutters are an ample 4 to 5 inches wide and come with a mesh bag for safekeeping and a recipe to get you started. Continue Reading

How to make your own fortune cookies…from scratch!

Are you looking for a fun and creative way to celebrate the Chinese New Year? How about making Cindy’s delicious, homemade fortune cookies? Their ingredients aren’t exotic in the least, so you probably have everything on hand to make them.

To make about 20 cookies, you’ll need:

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 ½ T butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2/3 cups flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • 20 paper strip fortunes, of course!
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Create Your Own Custom Cookie Cutters.

How’s that for alliteration?! And how’s this project for awesomeness: easy-to-make DIY cookie cutters!? With just an aluminum baking pan and free clip art, Carolyn from Juggling Frogs created her own camel cookie cutter. And, she provides the how-to here so you can ape her technique and bend some up for yourself. I think my first round will be Eames lounges and atomic ball clocks.

Careful with those sharp edges!