So of course, when you think "cookie cutter" you immediately think about baking cookies. But did you think wind chimes? Fruit alphabets? Or pine cone candles? We actually found 30 fun and creative uses for cookie cutters that range from food to crafts for kids. See all of our ideas below!

Food + Drink Ideas

The options are as endless as your imagination. You can use cookie cutters for place settings, toast, and our favorite, fun-shaped mini pizzas! If you want to add an artful touch to your morning coffee or tea, create sugar cube shapes. Make the kids merry by adding a snowman to their hot cocoa.

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Outdoor Craft Ideas

I you want to spruce up your garden, try these fun outdoor cookie cutter craft ideas. With Christmas just around the corner, why not add a garland to your decor? Try different shapes like reindeer, sleds or stars. Give the hummingbirds some extra love with a heart-shaped bird feeder.

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Gift Ideas

Struggling to find that perfect gift? Perhaps you just need a personal touch. Our cookie cutter gift ideas are a great solution, especially when they’re so easy to make! Make your own t-shirt or a cute baby onesie.  If you know someone that has a lot of jewelry, a pineapple jewelry holder will add even more sparkle to their gems.

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Decorating Ideas

If you want to make your house extra special for this holiday season or during the year, try these festive cookie cutter decorating ideas. We loved the nightlight idea, which might be just what your room needs. Play around with different shapes and colors and create your own unique decor.

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Kid Craft Ideas

Need to keep the kids entertained or just looking for fun kid craft ideas? Transform plain crayons into snowflake crayons. All you have to do is a little melting and molding and you’ve got yourself a new set. All of these ideas would also be great for birthday goodie bag treats.

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Crafting Ideas

We’ve found 5 cookie cutter craft ideas to inspire your next project. If you’ve never heard of plantable paper, we’ve got a fun tutorial for you. Soaps are an essential that you’ll use year round. They’re also  a wonderful (and great smelling) gift for anyone on your list.

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About those cookies …

You know what would go great with your home-crafted gifts? Some dipped cookies or another delicious treat from us. If they’re into flavor trends, make their gift extra-special with a decadent surprise from our sea salted caramel collection.