Flower and Butterfly Cookie Bouquet – Say it With Cookies!

Flower Cookie Bouquet Packaged to Go

Unfortunately my Mother and Dad don’t live close by.  So when I do get to travel and visit them I always like to bake things they like and bring something special.  This past trip I decided to make my mother a cookie bouquet.  She has seen my cookies on my blog, but it’s not like seeing the real thing.  And, after all, she is a very special mother and deserves a cookie bouquet!  Why not try your hand at decorating cookies for someone special in your life by making a cookie bouquet.  It really isn’t hard, you just need to invest some time and lots of love!

Flower and Butterfly Cookie Bouquet

I also found another sugar cookie recipe which I like even better than the one I had been using.  I do not use the “frosting” recipe that is along with the sugar cookies; I use royal icing which hardens nicely for decorated sugar cookies.

Flower Cookie Bouquet

Recipe Source:  food.com

Kittencal’s Buttery Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Ingredients:
1 cup butter, softened (no substitutes)
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions:

  1. For cookies; in a large bowl combine butter with sugar, eggs, vanilla and almond extract; beat using an electric mixer on high speed until light and fluffy.
  2. In another bowl combine the flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually stir into the butter mixture until well blended.
  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and chill for 2 hours.
  4. Set oven to 400°F.
  5. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper (do not grease cookie sheets use parchment paper only).
  6. On a very lightly floured surface roll out the dough into about 1/4-inch thickness.
  7. Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters.
  8. Place cookies 2-inches apart on cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 4-6 minutes.

Flower Cookies

Butterfly Sugar Cookies

Decorated Butterfly Sugar Cookies

Decorated Flower Sugar Cookies

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8 thoughts on “Flower and Butterfly Cookie Bouquet – Say it With Cookies!

    • Thanks Jared! The butterfly was my favorite. She did like them and we took one to my Dad and he held it and said “pretty”. Facetime was a hoot … it was great to catch up and we even got to see the monster fridge that your mom loves! 🙂

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