The cookie cutter shape is an iconic symbol of the past, but has it really lost its charm? In this article, you'll discover if the cookie cutter shape still has a place in today's world and what type of shapes might be on the horizon.

What is a Cookie Cutter Shape?

There are many different cookie cutter design out there, and each one has its own unique use. Whether you’re a baker or just looking for a new way to decorate your cookies, read on for some ideas about what shape to use and who should use it. 

Cookie Cutter Shapes: 

Circle: This is the most classic cookie cutter shape, and it’s perfect for classic cookies like sugar cookies or chocolate chip cookies. Circle cutters are easy to find and can be found in both plastic and metal versions.

Square: Squares are perfect for more complex cookies like gingerbread men or rosettes. These cutters come in both plastic and metal versions, but the metal ones are usually sturdier.

Oval: Ovals are great for adding a bit of interest to your cookies. They work well with cookies that have a lot of detail, like candy cane or gingerbread houses. 

Heart: Hearts are a popular shape for Valentine’s Day cookies, but they can be used year-round. They work well

Here are some tips on how to create your own cookie cutter shape:

1. Choose the design you want to create. Think about what you or your child would find easiest to cut out – for example, simple shapes like squares and circles are easier for small hands to handle. 

2. Cut out the desired shape using sharp scissors or a craft knife. Be sure to use adult supervision if cutting out intricate designs – kids can be tempted to cut too deep and end up ruining the cookie.