Vintage Easter Cookies

filed under: Cookies · Miscellaneous on March 31, 2010

So I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to make some cookies for hubby’s work. The theme was a birthday/secular Easter. (for all those folks who wonder “why no crosses or other religious symbols?”)

I was so excited!!

Until I was halfway through decorating.

I realized that I had made some of the ugliest cookies ever. My color choices were weird. My designs were awkward. My concept is weak.

Oh well.

I do not have the energy nor the time to start over.

I wanted BIG Easter eggs (these are about the size of your hand) so I had to make my own template and cut out each individual cookie.

I was going for vintage colors… so I added a drop of yellow food coloring to everything but the white.

Everything was loosely based on this cookie.

Vintage Easter Cookies

In theory kind of cute… but who wants to eat a sugar cookie with hardly any frosting??? Hello!

Live and learn.

Vintage Easter Cookies

What he said.

Vintage Cookies

(I sorta love this one, so please dont tell me if you think its ugly)

Bunny Cookies

Happy Birthday Cookie

Vintage Cookies

There it is. My sad attempt at birthday/secular Easter cookies.

NEXT year I have grand ideas!!

I used this sugar cookie recipe for the cookies.

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  • christina says:

    They remind me of Aprons.. I love aprons….

  • Maranda says:

    I think these are great! Very creative and I love the colors and textures!

  • ElizaBeth says:

    Do you know that they make kits to make your own custom cookie cutters?

  • Bethany says:

    I’m in love with the “tweet” cookie! That is so cute and so you. 🙂 The flowers are awesome! I’d love a pinky full of your talent, please. 🙂

    Because you don’t have anything on your plate, how about some pictures of your cuties! It seems like forever since I’ve seen them.

  • Carrie's Creations says:

    Always love to see your cookies! These are all very cute. I sort of want to do all eggs this year too…

  • Abigail Wenderson says:

    Wow, these cookies look delicious. I look forward to making this soon.