There were plenty of dinosaur cookie cutters to buy online. I even bought some.
But when I made them, They didn’t impress me much. They were a little too realistic. I wanted my dinosaurs to be kind of cutesy. So I ended up making my own paper template (like I did here) and cut out the vague shape with a knife. The cookies don’t end up exactly the same shape, but close enough that I can decorate using my projector and make them look pretty close.
I took these pictures before the color had already set completely. Do you see how the feet are darker than the rest of the body. The color deepens and takes a good day and a half to become it’s final color. Red ALWAYS does this and a few others too. I guess I’ll add parsley green (avocado and leaf green) to that list. No need to panic like I did the first time. I just plan enough time for it to do it’s thing.
These dinosaurs were for a 4 year old girl. So we had to girly up the t-rex (her favorite) with eyelashes (food writers) and glitter cheeks (pink luster dust).
But we need to talk about the fact, that I just can’t stop doing scalloped edges and “wet on wet” polka-dots. I experiment and try things different ways, but I always come back to this style. It is always my favorite for a monogram, or number in this case. Thank-you Bridget, I was inspired by you!
Yes, polka-dot and scalloped cookies are so cute, they are bound to become extinct…eaten!
(I’m sorry, sometimes I just can’t resist the cheesiness)!
I’m linking to tatertots and jello and Be Different, Act Normal!
Love these cookies!! This takes talent! You girls are talented!!
Hello! Found your dinosaur blog post through Rollin' In Dough's FB share — they are so adorable!! I love your designs and they certainly are the cutest dino cookies I've seen!! 🙂
Wow.. you are SOME artist! These are absolutely amazing 😀
My grandson loves dinosaurs and next year he'll be 4, so I'm sure to keep these in mind for him. You are an awesome baker!!
Way too cute Ash!
This is SOOOO cute! I just love it! I'm your newest follower! : )
Do you have a post showing you projector ansd your set up while you are creating with that??? You are awesome.
Hello! Observed your dinosaur blog post by way of Rollin' In Dough's FACEBOOK OR TWITTER share — they're so lovable!! I adore your patterns and Healthybodyinc phytoceramide they absolutely are the actual cutest dino biscuits We have noticed!!: ).