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Easy Flower Cookies

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Use this cookie decorating tutorial to to make quick and easy flower cookies with marshmallow fondant. Great for weddings, birthdays or use as party favors.

Making pretty cookies is usually a time-consuming process for me but not these easy flower cookies!

It takes me FOREVER to decorate cookies because it just DOESN’T come as naturally to me as it does to many cookie decorators out there!

So, I tend to mostly stick to decorating cakes…hahaha.

But I made these SIMPLE flower cookies a little while ago and surprisingly, they didn’t take me as long to decorate as I thought they would…Yayyy!
Easy Flower Cookies

Overall, the design is very FUSS-FREE but still manages to look beautiful.

Also, you only need a few BASIC cutters, cookies and homemade marshmallow fondant.

Decorated Flower Cookies

You can serve these decorated flower sugar cookies at fancy tea parties or use them as party favors at weddings or bridal showers.

You can also play around with DIFFERENT colors and choose colors, based on the color theme of your event.

sugar cookies, which is the the most POPULAR cookie recipe, when it comes to cookie decorating.

However, I decided to make molasses crinkle cookies because I got a delicious new bottle of molasses that I was dying to use!

I had to FLATTEN my cookies into discs and then bake them so as to prevent them from becoming “poofy and rounded,” which would have made it impossible for me to decorate them.

You can also use store-bought cookies, which would save you some time.

You can also use box cookie mixes to make cookies and then decorate them.

Easy Flower Cookies Tutorial

To make these flower cookies, you will need the following SUPPLIES:

Round cookies
Light blue marshmallow fondant
Red fondant
Green fondant
Any impression mat (Optional)
Rolling pin
Corn syrup
Flower cutter
Leaf cutter
Round scalloped cutter
A balling tool
Foam pad
Edible black marker
White pearls


  • If you bake cookies with a lollipop stick, you can decorate them as per my instructions below and enjoy flower cookies on a stick.
  • If you are good with piping, you can make flower cookies with royal icing or glace icing and pipe this same design.

These are the INSTRUCTIONS:

Step 1:
Roll out light blue fondant. Place the impression sheet on top of it and press it hard until the pattern transfers onto the blue fondant.

Step 2:
Use a round scalloped cutter to cut out a piece.

Step 3:
Brush corn syrup on top of your cookie and stick the blue piece here.

Step 4:
Roll out red fondant and use a flower cutter to cut out a piece.

Step 5:
Place it on a foam pad and use the balling tool to thin out the edges of the petals.

Step 6:
Use a black edible marker to draw lines in the center.

Step 7:
Brush some water in the center and stick a white pearl here.

Step 8:
Roll out green fondant and use a leaf cutter to cut out a piece.

Step 9:
Use a knife to add details on this leaf.

Step 10:
Brush corn syrup on top of your fondant-covered cookie and stick the leaf and flower.

Step 11:
Stick some white pearls randomly. Enjoy!

Well, that’s all for today.

If you liked this flower cookies recipe, you may like some of these other decorated flower cookies too:

Classic Spritz Cookies

Chrysanthemum Cookies

Raspberry Rose Cookies

Tulip Cookies

Spring Cookies

Until next time, tata my lovelies!

4 comments on “Easy Flower Cookies”

  1. Great idea to change it up with molasses cookies instead of sugar.

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