Kids' birthday cake ideas: Cookie stamps

Great for topping cupcakes or cakes, these edible cookie stamp decorations are truly easy to make.

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These cookie stamp decorations are not only gorgeous on top of birthday cakes or cupcakes, they’re easy to make—and completely edible—too.

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Materials:

  • sugar cookie dough
  • parchment paper
  • alphabet cookie stamps
  • royal icing in various colours
  • corn syrup
  • coloured sugar

Directions:

1. Roll out sugar cookie dough between 2 parchment sheets. Press dough with alphabet cookie stamps, then cut out with a paring knife. Bake cookies according to recipe directions.

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2. Fill cookies with different colours of royal icing. Let icing dry overnight to harden.

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3. Lightly brush royal icing with clear corn syrup. Sprinkle with coloured sugar.

Note: We used Letted Pressed Cookie Cutter Stampers from fredandfriends.com

A version of this article appeared in the July 2013 issue with the headline “Cookie stamps,” p. 114.

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