Easy Cookie Cutter Dough

Dboz Lyfe


I needed an easy cookie cutter recipe in a hurry and I found this brilliant recipe online here planningwithkids.com/...utter-recipe

*Original recipe says to use self raising flour but I didnt have any so added extra baking powder & salt.

I want to use my own photos to show exactly how easy this is, I have never made cookies before and I think this recipe is almost completely non-fail!

My biggest mistakes were
1) choosing a star shape (the points overcooked so fast!)
2) rolling the dough too thin or too thick (I was flustered due to time constraints).

★★★★★ 2 votes
45 Min
10 Min


3 1/4 c
3 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
1 1/2 c
caster sugar
150 g
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Easy Cookie Cutter Dough


  • 1Preheat oven to 180C

    Mix flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl
  • 2Cream butter, sugar and vanilla in a separate bowl
  • 3Add one egg to butter mixture and mix until completely combined, then add other egg and repeat, lastly add milk and mix well.
  • 4Add butter mixture to the flour and mix until it starts to come together then using hands, mix dough into a ball
  • 5Cut dough into 3 parts and roll each part out flat, between 2 sheets of baking paper. Layer all 3 sheets into a baking dish and refrigerate for 30 minutes to an hour.

    I found this a little hard because my baking paper was so slippery and it was hard to roll, next time I might try cling wrap instead.
  • 6Remove sheets from fridge and use cookie cutters to cut out shapes.

    TIP: Spray cookie cutters with cooking spray or grease the edges (not too much). This makes it easier to pop the dough out from the cookie cutter.
  • 7Bake for 8 minutes or until golden.

    Roll out remaining dough and repeat until finished.
  • 8I got a whole lot of cookies out of this recipe. The star shaped cookie cutter I used was about 3 inches, so all together I was able to make about 30 cookies.

    I love this recipe, not bad for my first attempt and I think it will get easier the more I make it but Im very grateful to the lady who posted the original recipe.

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About Easy Cookie Cutter Dough

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #easy, #cookie, #dough, #cutter