Cookies already look good and amazing as they are (and taste good, too!), so most people are not really enticed to decorate any further. But there are circle cookie decorating ideas out there that would raise the bar high when it comes to making your cookies more aesthetic.
Here are 15 cookie designs ideas that would elevate your circle cookies and make them look fun and enticing to eat!
Buttons are great circle cookie decorating ideas
Do you want cookies that look just like buttons? Use the back of a bottle cap to create an indent and then a straw to poke four holes into the center of each cookie.
Buttons are great circle Christmas cookies ideas because they could resemble Santa’s suit or Frosty’s buttoned nose!
Perfect honeycomb cookies
Place bubble wrap over your cookie dough and press it down to make an impression on the surface. After that, all you need to do is cut your cookies into hexagons.
Perfectly presented cookies
Get out your citrus juicer and place a ball of dough into the inside tip. Press it in lightly and then turn over your juicer and gently knock it on the table to let your cookie fall free.
Decorative sugar cookies
If you have any glasses with embossed designs, this is the perfect time to get some extra use out of them by decorating sugar cookies.
Roll them over your cookies to create something unique but easy to duplicate.
Easy bow-tie cookies
Get a piece of uncooked bow-tie pasta. You can use it to press into the tops of your unbaked cookies to create a unique effect.
Ultimate peanut butter cookies
Sure, you could use a fork to create that classic crisscrossed top to your peanut butter cookies. Using a clean cooling rack is faster, easier, and looks so much better.
Dinosaur print cookies
Why be boring? Make your next batch of cookies Jurassic with the help of a dinosaur toy. Press the foot into the top of the dough to make a unique print.
Simple but spectacular jam cookies
Press the tip of a citrus juicer into each of your cookies to make an indent. Fill those indents with the jam of your choice.
Adorable turtle cookies
Create each cookie’s base with five small balls of dough, then add cocoa powder to the remaining dough.
Take that dough, form cookies, press a cooling rack into them, and then place them on your smaller dough balls to create turtles.
Perfectly presented cookies
These use something unexpected – a meat tenderizing mallet! Press it into the tops of your cookies to create a grid effect.
Your own design
Create simple designs with just a toothpick. Press the side into your cookies to make precise lines.
Creepy spiderweb cookies
If you have a deep-fry skimmer around, this Halloween cookie decorating idea would be perfect! Just press the skimmer into the surface of your cookies before baking them.
Delicious rainbow star cookies
Get out the powdered food coloring and dip the tip of a whisk into your desired color. Press it into the center of each cookie.
Unique print cookies
Find a bottle with an interesting design at the bottom and use it to press into the top of each of your cookies. They will be matching perfection.
Exceptional chocolate cookie rings
Dip the end of a clean beer bottle into chocolate powder and then press it into the top of your cookies. You’ll end up with the perfect chocolate rings.
These circle cookie decorating ideas are so much fun to try! You can make these decorations for any occasion or event, and even if you make the same base cookies, it would seem like you made a completely different one every time! You’ll love baking these delicious beauties.
Sources: So Yummy via Facebook, Brainy Crafts via YouTube, Scrumdiddlyumptious, Giant Food, 5-Minute Crafts VS via YouTube