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    Updated on Oct 3, 2018. Posted on Dec 6, 2012

    47 Unexpected Things To Do With Cookie Cutters

    They just might be the most versatile tools in your kitchen. Not to mention the cutest.

    1. Use them with bake-able clay to make gift tags.

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    Be sure to poke a hole in the top for the string, and use stamps to display any message you wish.

    2. You can carve pumpkins with them.

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    Tap into the pumpkin with a mallet.

    3. Make the most adorable ornaments ever.

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    Get the full directions here.

    4. Make cracker crumb stars for a Fourth of July party dip.

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    You could also do hearts for Valentine's day, or green and red for the holidays. Get the directions here.

    5. Make these adorable s'mores.

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    Kids will love 'em. Get the directions here.

    6. Reshape popsicles into fun shapes.

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    Get the directions here.

    7. Press the blunt side into bread, then toast.

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    It'll make an adorable imprint on any sandwich.

    8. Make heart-shaped pepperoni for a pizza.

    9. Use 'em for your fruit salads.

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    They especially work great with melons.

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    Or stick them on a kabob for a party or a portable snack.

    10. Use them to shape cucumber slices.

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    Not only are they cute, but you can skip the step of peeling them.

    11. Make homemade holiday candles with honeycomb wax sheets.

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    Get the directions here.

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    Use them as cake toppers.

    12. Cut shapes out of cake.

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    Learn how to make the felt arrow cake-topper here.

    13. Use them as photo frames for ornaments.

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    Get the directions here.

    14. Make an egg-shaped heart for breakfast.

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    Get the directions here.

    15. Fill with bird seeds to make an outdoor bird feeder.

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    Get the directions here.

    16. Make pincushions.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    17. String them together to make a wreath.

    18. Use them as napkin rings.

    19. Make brûléed mini cheesecakes.

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    Get the recipe here.

    20. Entertain the kids with a cookie cutter sorting game.

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    Get the directions here.

    21. Use them to organize candy in a gift tin.

    22. Use them to make cut-outs for Christmas cards.

    23. Make these cool floating star candles.

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    Get the directions here.

    24. Use them to make cute felt ornaments.

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    Get the directions here.

    25. Make a cinnamon dough garland that doubles as an air freshener.

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    Get the directions here.

    26. Make crown fondant cupcake toppers.

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    Get the instructions here.

    27. Replace the croutons in your salads with heart-shaped cheese crisps.

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    Get the directions here.

    28. Make crayons in fun shapes for the kids.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    29. Make these buttermilk cloud beignets.

    30. Cut out heart-shaped potatoes for roasting.

    31. Cut out shamrock chips for St. Patrick's Day.

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    Use a spinach tortilla.

    32. Freeze whipped cream on a cookie sheet and use cookie cutter to cut out hearts.

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    Serve with hot cocoa!

    33. Use cookie cutters for marshmallows.

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    You can make these cute fairy wands to stir hot chocolate with using star-shaped marshmallows.

    34. Make Rice Krispie treat pops.

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    Get the instructions here.

    35. Give them as a gift with a bag of sugar cookie mix.

    36. Cut the cheese with them.

    37. Put felted elbow pads on a sweater.

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    Get the full tutorial here.

    38. Use them on brownies.

    39. Make awesome PB&J shapes.

    40. Fill bread cut-outs with sprinkles.

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    AKA "fairy bread."

    41. Make ankle cuffs out of cookie cutters.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    42. Make potato stamps using cookie cutter shapes.

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    Get the instructions here.

    43. Make Christmas mini-pizzas.

    44. Use a small cookie cutter to core the center of apple slices.

    45. Make homemade goldifsh crackers with a homemade cookie cutter.

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    Get the directions and recipe here.

    46. Use them to make dog biscuits.

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    Use peanut butter, flour and dough. Get the instructions here.

    47. And for the ambitious crafter...

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    Repurpose a cookie cutter for a night light. Get the directions here.

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