11 Cookie Cutters You Absolutely Must Have

These clever cookie cutters should make any baker happy!

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Ann Clark Unicorn Head Cookie Cutter - 4 Inches - Tin Plated Steel
Amazon / Ann Clark Cookie Cutters


This 4″ unicorn cookie cutter ($6) is the perfect way to make dessert more magical. Don’t forget to add some extra sparkle to your cookies by adding this edible glitter.

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Psst… Here’s how to host a magical unicorn party!

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Platter Cookie Cutter Set

The individual cookie cutters in each “platter set” ($18-$82) appear to be oddly shaped. But when they’re put together in a perfect circle, they create an eye-catching cookie platter. Just use your imagination (and your decorating skills) to create celebratory platters for any occasion.

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Shark Snack Attack

Celebrate shark week any time of the year with this clever snack attack set of cookie cutters ($15). The three-piece set includes a shark, surfer and a surfboard—with a big ol’ shark bite!

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Bigfoot / Sasquatch

Out of the woods and straight to your kitchen, the legend of Bigfoot comes to life with this Sasquatch cutter ($6). Bonus: It can also be used as a mold for making some of our favorite pancake recipes!

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Dinosaur Fossils

We think this collection of fossil cookie cutters ($12) is dino-mite! The six-piece set includes stegosaurus, T-rex and triceratops shapes, plus three embossing stamps for the bones.

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Custom Face Cookie Cutters
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A Custom Selfie

Here’s a new take on the “selfie.” These custom cookie cutters ($40) can be made to look like you or your favorite person, which is a great option for a special birthday or anniversary party.

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Potted Flower Potted Plant #1 Cookie Cutter and Fondant Cutter and Clay Cutter
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Succulents, the popular houseplants, also make beautiful cookies with this potted flower cookie cutter ($5). Use your imagination to design your favorite flower pot. Try bright colors, stripes, swirls or polka dots!

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Shape Shifters

The possibilities are endless with these shape shifter cookie cutters ($25). Each of the 20 cookie cutters “shape shifts” into multiple designs. For example, a fish can also be a pirate, the skull can be used to make a ballerina, and the adorable dog can be a heart.

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This piñata cookie cutter ($6.50-$8) is super festive and fun! Choose a 3″ small, 4″ medium or 5″ large size cutter for your party needs. No time to decorate with colored icing? Use this confetti cake batter cookie recipe instead.

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Coffee & Donuts

Was there ever a better pairing than coffee and donuts? This adorable coffee and donuts cookie cutter set ($8) comes with templates for easy decorating.

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Mason Jars

There are so many things you can do with reusable glass jars, which is why we love this set of mason jar cookie cutters ($8). Pipe your initials on the mason jar cookie or try “filling” each one with hearts or flowers.

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Lauren Naru
Lauren Naru writes about gift guides, sales, and must-have items for the kitchen and home. She loves a good deal is and is always on the hunt for super-savings and products that solve cooking problems. In her spare time, you’ll find her creating custom cookies for friends and family. Lauren lives and works in New York's Hudson Valley region.