Easy dinosaur cookies tutorial

Today, I am PARTICIPATING in a virtual baby shower for Katie from Clark’s Condensed, as she prepares for the arrival of her second child…Yay! πŸ˜€

She’s a very TALENTED blogger, an amazingly helpful woman and an awesome mother!

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When I found out she will be having a baby boy, I knew I had to make these EASY dinosaur cookies coz what little kid doesn’t like dinosaurs… Right?! πŸ˜‰

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I used my FAVORITEΒ sugar cookie recipe and cut out dinosaur pieces and then I DECORATED them with homemade marshmallow fondant and edible markers.

If you DON’T like fondant, you can decorate these cookies in royal icing too.

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I had TWO types of dinosaur cutters in my collection but I have no idea what their real names are…

The tutorial for the small and fat dinosaur cookie can be found at Cake Journal and the tutorial for the long and skinny dinosaur cookie can be seen below…lol.

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To make these easy dinosaur cookies, you will need the following ingredients and supplies:

Dinosaur shaped sugar cookies
Dinosaur cookie cutter
Yellow marshmallow fondant
Purple marshmallow fondant
Corn syrup
Black and purple edible markers
Pizza cutter
Rolling pin

And here are the steps:

Step 1:
Roll out yellow fondant.
Use a dinosaur cookie cutter to cut out a piece.

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Step 2:
Brush a thin coating of corn syrup on top of the dino cookie.

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Step 3:
Stick the yellow fondant piece on top of the cookie and press gently until it sticks into place.
Then, roll out purple fondant and use a pizza cutter to cut out small random pieces.
Use corn syrup to stick those pieces on top of the yellow fondant.

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Step 4:
Use a purple edible marker to draw little hyphens or dashes along the border of the dino cookie.

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Step 5:
Use a black edible marker to draw an eye and a mouth.

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And you are done!

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Well, that’s all for today.

If you liked these dino cookies, you may also like some of these other cute and easy kid treats…

Pirate cookies

pirate cookies

Trix cereal flower cupcakes

trix cereal flower cupcakes

Sugar hearts and sugar stars

sugar hearts and sugar stars

Also, be sure to check all the delicious treats other fellow bloggers have made for Katie’s baby shower!

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  • Nancy P.@thebittersideofsweet September 4, 2015 9:33 am

    These are absolutely perfect! Love them!

    • Abeer Rizvi September 4, 2015 9:43 am

      Thanks Nancy! I am drooling over your crescents! I have half a mind to just run out to the grocery store and buy all the ingredients and make them for a midnight snack today…lol πŸ˜‰

  • Lisa | The Viet Vegan September 4, 2015 10:26 am

    Those are too cute! I wish I had the patience for sugar cookies, I just suck at cutting and decorating them!

    • Abeer Rizvi September 4, 2015 3:18 pm

      Thanks! And I am sure you are wayyyy better than you think πŸ˜‰

  • Katie @ Clarks Condensed September 4, 2015 2:55 pm

    These are SO cute, and they are perfect for my little family of boys. I think my three-year-old might insist I make these soon πŸ™‚

    • Abeer Rizvi September 4, 2015 3:17 pm

      LOL! I have never understood why all boys are obsessed with dinosaurs! My little one is the same way. We are taking him to the museum this weekend to check out fossils…lol. Anyways, Congrats again. Get some rest and sleep wile you still can πŸ˜‰

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