Twenty Shark Cookie Ideas for Shark Week

Twenty fun and frightening (not really) shark cookie ideas for Shark Week via

In my house, after Christmas, Halloween, and birthdays, Shark Week is probably the most anticipated non-holiday event of the year. If you're looking at a busy week of shark watching like me, what better way to celebrate than with a few fun and frightening (only a little) decorated cookies? Here are twenty of my very favorite shark cookies, you know, because it's impossible to pick just one.  Enjoy! 1. Simple Shark Mouth Cookies 2. … [Read more...]

Triceratops Face Cookies

Triceratops Cookie

If you haven't noticed by now, I'm kind of on a dinosaur kick.  My dinosaur-obsessed son has been requesting this theme for years, so I'm always in search of fresh, fun ideas. This triceratops face cookie is one of my older designs, but it's definitely one of my favorites. To decorate these cookies you will need: Light yellow piping and 20-second icing Dark yellow piping and 20-second icing White piping icing Black piping … [Read more...]

Baby Triceratops Cookies

Baby Dinosaur Cookie

I have a whole bin full of dinosaur cookie cutters but not one that I absolutely love.  So, when it came time to make triceratops cookies, I had to get a little creative. I've never used this cutter for comets or shooting stars, but I LOVE it as a triceratops. This cutter is included in the Wilton 101 Cookie Cutter Set, but if you don't already own it, you can pick one up here. To make these cookies you will need: Egg yolk yellow … [Read more...]

Cute Baseball Bat Cookies

Cute Baseball Bat Cookies

Over the years I've made many baseball-themed cookies, but it's always bothered me that the common bat cutter isn't proportionate to the rest of the shapes.  Luckily I have generous and creative friends like Natalie, of Palestine Painted Cookie who shared this idea for a "fat baseball bat" cookie.  I love it so much I may never use my old baseball bat cutter again! I followed Natalie's advice and used a milk bottle cutter for this design … [Read more...]

Accenting Decorated Cookies with Stencils {Guest Post}


According to the Urban Dictionary a squee is, "a noise primarily made by an over-excited fangirl, however it has spread rapidly and is now widely spread among the web community." Up until last Thursday I'm pretty sure I have never EVER "squee-d", but my friend Hillary, AKA The Cookie Countess changed all that.  I'm now a "squee-er". What, you ask, could possibly make me squee? As of now, guest posts like this. Guess that makes me a rabid … [Read more...]

Easy Lego Ninjago Cookies

Ninjago Cookies 1

It's no secret of how I feel about character cookies so, when my son requested Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu cookies I instantly envisioned some sort of ninja dog hybrid character that would leave me curled in the fetal position in the far corner of my cookie room.  To my surprise, unlike Bakugan Battle Brawlers and Ben Ten, Ninjago cookies were actually easy.  Very easy! I used a trimmed egg cookie for my ninjas but if you want to go even … [Read more...]

Creative Robot Cookies

Robots and Gears

One of my favorite things about robot cookies is that even if you only have a few cutters there's probably at least one that will work for this design.  I made these many many moons ago for a little boy who loves cowboys and robots. In Texas I guess even a robot should own a cowboy hat, right? Anywho, this entire set cookies came to life without a single robot cutter.  All took was a little creative thinking. 1. a 2. b 3. c 4. … [Read more...]

Robot, Sprocket, and Gear Cookies

Robot Cookies

When I was a little girl, I always wished I had a robot.  You know, like Rosie from the Jetsons. She'd call me Miss C, clean my room, and do help me with my homework, especially math.  And if I was lucky, she might even come with a magic dinner maker too. I thought by 2012 personal robots would be a reality, but since it doesn't look like that's happening anytime soon, I had to realize my dream in cookie form. The main focus of this … [Read more...]

Baby Dinosaur Cookies

Baby Dinosaur Cookies

Today was a big day in our house.  My baby boy turned six!  Isn't he precious?  I may be a little biased... Most of the time the cookies around my house are off limits, but on birthdays my kiddos run the show.  My little paleontologist picked dinosaur cookies, of course! Problem is, I'm not really fond of my "real" dinosaur cutters.  They are complicated and a little hard to figure out.  So, I came up with alternative designs using … [Read more...]

Simple Spider-Man Cookies

Spiderman Cookie

Not too long ago I took the kiddos to see The Amazing Spider-Man.  Once upon a time I would have told you that I am NOT an action movie kind of girl.  But that was before I discovered that these super hero character guys are SO DARN GOOD LOOKING! Tobey Maguire didn't quite do it for me, but Andrew Garfield?  Well let me just say, I fell in love right along with Gwen Stacy. Maybe it's because I have I thing for nerds {especially brown-eyed … [Read more...]