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How to make your own cookie cutters.

March 21, 2016

Did you know you can cookie cutters yourself? I researched on that when I wanted to make my own Easter cookies, had everything planned and ready and couldn’t find any good cookie cutters – or ones that I had to order and wait for for days. I’m very impatient when it comes to my idea. Now or never is my devise.

So when I thought about the concept of making my own cookie cutters, I did a little research on the internet, got lost and distracted, focused again and made them in one afternoon – with shopping for the material and shooting for the blog.

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Now that I know it’s so easy, my head is spinning with ideas and use cases. The best thing you can alter them all the time and adjust them to your exact need. Read on for the tutorial onย how to make your own cookie cutters

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All you need is:

  • aluminium plate
  • a ruler
  • scissors
  • board to fold the cookie cutters

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This is incredibly easy: Cut off a stripe of the aluminium plate of 3,5 cm width with the scissors and flatten it with the ruler.

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Fold both sides in at about 1 cm. Use the ruler to make it a clean fold.

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Now form the shape you want and cut off the excessive band with 2 cm spare. Fold one end into the other.

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Voilรก! So now you know how to make your own cookie cutters. You can form and alter the shape to your liking any time. Make sure you don’t have to many corners in there.

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The recipe for these chocolate Easter cookies will follow tomorrow. They’ve been such a hit among my friends with extra points for making the cookie cutters myself.

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People won’t believe you handmade the cookie cutters yourself! Just don’t tell them how easy it is and you’ll be the hero of every party. Cookies? Everybody can make them themselves. Homemade cookie cutters? Unheard of!

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Now. Carry on!

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4 Comments

  • Reply Spiced cacao cookies for Easter. | LOOK WHAT I MADE ...LOOK WHAT I MADE … March 22, 2016 at 6:02 pm

    […] Back to the topic: I had this idea of making Easter cookies and made my own cookie cutters right after I decided on what kind of cookies I wanted to make. (Find the full tutorial on how to make your own cookie cutters here.) […]

  • Reply Barbara March 24, 2016 at 4:54 pm

    Das muss ich gleich ausprobieren, erst unlรคngst hab ich mir gedacht, so eine Hasen-Ausstechform wรคr doch ein Hit! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Reply sarah March 24, 2016 at 4:57 pm

      Ohja! Ich habe mir nachher auch gedacht: warum habe ich so viel Zeit im Internet verbracht auf der Suche nach einem passenden Ausstecher (den ich dann eh nicht gefunden habe) โ€“ in der Zeit hรคtte ich mir locker 3 machen kรถnnen! Jetzt sind wir unabhรคngig. ๐Ÿ™‚

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