How To Make Cookie Cutters

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How To Make Cookie Cutters

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Looking for a cookie cutter that’s not a star, heart, circle or tree? Good luck with that one. Fortunately, with an aluminum tray, a pair of scissors, a ruler and some tape, you can make cookie cutters in whatever shape your heart desires. Turkey? Batman? Stegosaurus? Oh yeah, Christmas cookies are about to get way more exciting.

Supplies:
1 aluminum tray
Scissors
Ruler
Tape

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Directions:
1. Cut a strip approximately 2 inches thick from the aluminum tray.

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2. Fold the top edge of the strip over the ruler. Run over the crease with the ruler. Repeat with the bottom edge.

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3. Insert one end of the folded strip into the opening in the other end. If the opening is too narrow, use tape.

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4. Bend aluminum into your desired shape, use it to cut rolled-out dough, bake and enjoy your badass cookies.

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