Easter, with its baby chicks, bunnies, and pastel colours, might be the cutest-themed holiday around. It’s the perfect opportunity not only for delicious treats, but also adorably decorated baked goods!
Check out these fantastic cookie decor ideas to get a little inspiration for your own Easter baking.
1. Message Easter cookies
(Source: Glorious Treats)
Oval shaped cookies become Easter eggs very easily! Adding a little bit of text is easy enough and people will love having their own personalized cookie after Easter dinner.
2. Chicks, bunnies, and baskets
Use that easy oval shape to your advantage! Besides Easter eggs, it’s also easy to turn oval cookies into bunny rabbits, baby chicks, and baskets Easter baskets full of brightly coloured eggs.
3. Easter eggs with sprinkles
(Source: Big A, Little A)
Sprinkles give your cookies a little extra something, and they’re a great way to add fancy looking detail quickly and easily!
4. Textured icing and candy cookies
(Source: Betty Crocker)
Shiny, smooth cookies are lovely, but sometimes leaving the icing textured so it looks like bird feathers or adding candies for a little bit of 3D detail is impressive.
5. Cookie birds’ nests
(Source: Illustrating Princesses)
Press down the middle of your favourite cookies, fill the indent with coconut shreds in green food colouring, and top it off with some chocolate mini eggs!
6. Edible marker cookies
Cut your cookies into egg shapes, ice them with white for a clear background, and use bright edible markers to decorate them however you please! By the end, they’ll be edible works of art!
7. Piped icing cookies
(Source: Best Cake Ideas)
Thinly piped icing looks fantastic in swirling, curly patterns, especially in a bright contrast colour!
8. Hatching chick cookies
(Source: Past Princess and More)
These oval cookies are perfectly shaped for you to transform them into springtime hatchlings!
9. Peeking bunnies
(Source: The Decorated Cookie)
Are you finally tired of egg shaped cookies and looking for other cute Easter ideas? Squares and circles look cute with white bunnies peeking up from the edge!
10. Spring shortbread cookies
(Source: Sugary Winzy)
Coloured icing isn’t the only way to make your cookies bright! Food colouring and shortbread is a great way to create cute Easter cookies too.
11. Easter bonnet cookies
(Source: Hoosier Homemade)
Bake your favourite cookie, cut the top off a mini cupcake, and place it on the cookie upside down. Cover the entire thing with icing to make an adorable Easter hat!
12. Peeps cookies
(Source: Sweet Sugar Belle)
Not everyone likes the taste of marshmallow peeps, but we can probably all agree that they’re festive and adorable! Try making peeps cookies instead by dipping your icing in coloured sugar or ground sprinkles right before it dries completely.
13. Layered pastel bunnies
(Source: I Sugar Coat It)
Make cookie dough in different pastel colours, roll it out very thin, and cut bunny shapes from each one. Layer the colours on top of each other so the bunnies are thick with striped layers and baked them so they stay that way!
14. Lemon cut out cookies
(Source: Easy Baked)
Easter shaped cut outs, like butterflies and bunnies, lets you combine colours between the cookie layers and the icing. The delicious lemon taste is also an awesome surprise; people might not guess that a purple cookie would taste like citrus!
15. Lemon chick cookies
(Source: Diamonds for Dessert)
These cookies are a delicious lemon flavour, but they’re also an adorable novelty shape! Make these 3D chickies by rolling a ball of cookie dough on top of another flat circle of dough.
Have you made other deliciously unique Easter cookies that you don’t see here? Tell us how you made them in the comments section!