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11 fun cookie cutters for every occasion

Published: September 23, 2019 at 1:57 pm

Whether baking with kids or throwing a themed party, these quirky cookie cutters will help add a fun touch to your teatime treats

Looking for the best cookie cutters to make biscuits for a special occasion? From classic gingerbread to festive Christmas cookie cutters, these are perfect for a personal treat to serve at your next party! Or why not bake a batch of biscuits to give as a homemade gift? Use our gingerbread recipe here and form into whichever shape takes your fancy.


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Ounona eight-piece Halloween Cookie Cutters, £8.99, Amazon

Give shop-bought sweets a miss this year and get into the spooky spirit with these Halloween-themed cookie cutters. Or use these gingerbread man cookie cutters to shape, then decorate to make the spooky skeletons in the photograph above.

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halloween cookie cutters

Disney Cookie Cutter Set for Kids, five pieces, £6.99, Amazon

Join Mickey Mouse in the kitchen – whether baking with cookie dough or pastry, these cookie cutters are great for a Disney-themed party.

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Meri Meri Mini Christmas Cookie Cutters, £10, Harrods

Short on time but want to treat your friends and family over the festive period? Bake a batch of spiced Christmas biscuits using our recipe then form into festive shapes with these fun cookie cutters and give to your family and friends as foodie Christmas gifts.

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Meri Meri Christmas Cookie Cutters

Unicorn Cookie Cutter Set, £6.59, Amazon

Cute, dainty and perfect for an enchanted birthday party! Add a touch of magic to your biscuits with these handmade cookie cutters – ideal for those who are totally unicorn obsessed.

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Unicorn Cookie Cutters

Mini Bunny Cookie Cutter Set, £9.17 for five, 3D Cookie Cutte Shop, Etsy

Your seasonal treats will be even sweeter with these cute cutters, great for when you have children wanting to get creative in the kitchen.

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Bunny Cookie Cutter Set Etsy

Meri Meri Dinky Dino Cookie Cutters, £12, John Lewis

Let kids get creative and decorate their favourite roaring reptiles, including stegosaurus and t-rex – great for a dinosaur-themed birthday party.

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Meri Meri Dinky Dinosaurs Cookie Cutters

Rustic Hearts Cookie Cutter Set, £3.56, 3D Cookie Cutter Shop by De Koekenbakkers, Etsy

Show your loved ones even more love with a batch of heart-shaped biscuits. The variety of shapes adds an artisan feel, perfect for gift-wrapping and giving as homemade Valentine’s Day gifts.

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Rustic hearts cookie cutter set 3D Cookie Cutter Shop

Lakeland Dog Bone Cookie Cutter, £1.99, Lakeland

For the animal lovers out there, this stainless-steel cookie cutter is a no-brainer. You can even use them to make your own dog biscuits – check out our Christmas issue for a recipe.

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Dog Bone Cookie Cutter Lakeland

Why not make your own homemade dog biscuits with our easy recipe here...

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Gingerbread Man Cookie Cutter, 7.5cm, £4.99, Lakeland

Run, run as fast as you can – it’s the gingerbread man! Complete with a smiley face, this nostalgic cookie cutter is perfect for seasonal or festive baking, for kids and adults alike.

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Gingerbread Man Cookie Cutter Lakeland

Alphabet Cookie Cutters, £9.95 for 26 pieces, Not On The Highstreet

From your ABCs to your XYZs, you can spell out names or words to create a special celebratory message with these pretty alphabet cutters.

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Keniao Baby Shower Cookie Cutters Set, seven pieces, £7.99, Amazon

Whether you’re hosting a baby shower, celebrating a friend’s new bundle of joy, or revealing the gender of your baby, get a little professional help with these playful cutters.

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