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How To Make Cookie Cutters + More

Here are a few vintage cookie cutter shapes to print out for the holidays and a fun poinsettia cookie design how-to. Then I’ve listed a bunch of resources listing instructions for making your own cookie cutters as well as a few different projects and ideas you can use them for (they can be utilized for much more than just baking cookies!).

Vintage Templates

Simply click on the picture to get the large file (copy to your desktop by right-click and “save picture as”).

Angel Cookie Shape [1]

Angel Cookie Shape

The angel cutout was pasted into my vintage recipe scrapbook, not sure where it comes from but it’s probably 50 years old or so.

The gingerbread man is from Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book (1950).

Gingerbread Man [2]

Gingerbread Man

Reindeer Cookie Cut-out [3]

Reindeer Cookie Cut-out

These two cutouts were found in a recipe scrapbook and were clipped from a magazine. They were part of a gingerbread cookie display. You may want to resize the sleigh a bit smaller for cookie size.
Santa's Sleigh [4]

Santa's Sleigh


Poinsettia Holiday Shape How-To

Try This Fun Cookie Shape For The Holidays

Try This Fun Cookie Shape For The Holidays


Online Tutorials

Some of the instructions are quite simple using basic materials, others involve some metalwork. Whichever method you choose to try your hand at, the result can be a fabulous custom cookie cutter design, truly unique and only limited by your imagination :).

Project Ideas

Basic Design Advice & Tips