Flower Cut-Out Cookies Tutorial

I like a lot of different desserts, but sometimes there’s just nothing that beats a classic cut-out sugar cookie topped with buttercream frosting and shiny sugar sprinkles. They taste delicious and always look so pretty.

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I dreamt up the idea for these cut-out flower cookies as a fun way to celebrate spring. You can use any cut-out sugar cookie recipe you like, any buttercream recipe you like, and any sprinkles you like, but you don’t have to worry about having a cookie cutter. I made a template you can download to get the perfect shape! Ready to bake?

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Chocolate Coconut Cookies

I dreamt up the recipe for these Chocolate Coconut Cookies when I was craving a fudgy cookie with just a hint of coconut. These cookies hit the spot with their fudgy center and their sugary, toasted coconut tops.

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Dipping each cookie in sweetened coconut followed by sugar gives them a slightly crunchy texture because of the way the coconut toasts in the oven.

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Ruffled Heart Cookies Tutorial

Whether you like to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day or both, heart cookies are always a fun treat to make. These cookies have that classic heart shape, but have an added sense of flair with a ruffled, ribbon-like border. I’ll show you how to use certain piping tips to create that ruffled effect.

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What You’ll Need:

  • Sugar cookie dough
  • Heart shaped cookie cutters
  • Buttercream
  • Food coloring
  • Offset spatula
  • Different colored sugar sprinkles
  • Several small bowls
  • Piping bags
  • Piping tips
  • Cookie sheet lined with parchment paper

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