Flower Cookies With Leaves

It’s amazing how a single detail can completely change the look of a cookie.  Adding simple leaves to flower cookies transforms an otherwise common cutter into something special.

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I own exactly one flower cutter with leaves and people often ask about it.  I purchased it few years ago at Michaels and unfortunately I haven’t seen them since.  Luckily, even without the cutter this cookie is super easy to make.

Flower Cookie Cutter with Leaves

All you need is a flower and simple leaf cutters like these.

Leaf Cookie Cutters

Start with a flower cookie, use the cutters to create a place for the new leaf, cut a separate leaf cookie, then gently put the cookie in place.

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You can position the leaves anywhere and add as many as you like!

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To help create even outlines be sure to make a light impression on the cookie with your cutter before baking.

flower with leaves cookie 4The key to piecing cookies together is to make sure the parts fit securely together and that a large surface area is touching.  You should also wait until the cookies have completely cooled before handling them.  Freshly baked cookies can be fragile.  Follow these steps and you should end up with a nice solid cookie base.

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I use this tip pretty often, most recently to create these.

Plaque Cookie Cutters

Without leaves, these cookies might’ve been a mess.  Now they’re  beautiful mess.

Flower with Leaf Cookie Cutter

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  1. 1

    Always a gem, these are beautiful Callye.

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      Fernando says:

      Usually I don’t read article on blogs, but I wish to say that this write-up very focred me to try and do so! Your writing style has been amazed me. Thanks, quite nice post.

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    Samantha says:

    That is the coolest cookie cutter ever!!! I want to come over and look through all the cutters you have accumulated and marvel at them! I can only imagine how many you have from before I started “collecting” that are no longer available! This one is gorgeous, but the one you made with the leave is just as nice!
    Such a pretty palette too! I am looking forward to more bright colors for the next few months!

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    Pat Buxton says:

    Ive been following you for some time and Im amazed at how much yoy share with all of us. Going to make these on the weekend for Sunday Dinner. Your colours are clear and consice and always go so well together. Love your photography.

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    Paula says:

    So pretty and the addition of the floral design on the monogrammed frame cookie cutter is gorgeous!

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    Vicki in Ft Worth says:

    These are beautiful! That cutter would make a really cute owl!

  6. 6

    What a great tip! I have about 25 flower cutters without leaves and I hardly ever use them. I think this tip will definitely help me like them better. TFS!!

  7. 7

    Very beautiful cookies.

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    TERRI says:

    oh my goshness…these are so gorgeous…simple but so beautiful! I’m a cookie newbie and only in my wildest dreams will my cookies be as fab! Love, love, love your work Miss Callye :) and Thank you for sharing all that you do!

  9. 9

    You know what they say…it’s all in the detail! And you, my friend, make amazing detail! :)

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    Christine Shen - Sugar Cravings says:

    Just when I’m looking for inspiration you always post something amazing! Thanks Callye…am excited to try this method today! :)

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