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Smart Cookies

In recent years, the phrase “cookie-cutter” has taken on a negative connotation. Cookie-cutter houses. Cookie-cutter lesson plans. A cookie-cutter approach to (fill in the blank). If it’s mass-produced or unoriginal, we give it that label.

What a shame. Because at Christmastime, few things are better than rolling out some dough and using a holiday-themed cookie cutter to create a plate full of stars, trees, bells, candy canes, snowmen, stockings, and other fun shapes. Whether dusted with sugar or decorated in detail, Christmas cookies open up realms of creative possibilities. Best of all, they’re always Santa-approved. Here are a few of the newest tools and gadgets catching our eye this holiday season.


Clockwise from top:
Snowflake cookie cutter set $5.99, World Market
Southern Belle biscuit cutters $21, Et Cetera
Cookie stamp $3.99, World Market
Colored cookie cutters $.99 each, Target
Tree cookie cutter set $5.99, World Market
Galvanized tray $35, Neon Moon

by Jason Boyett

Jason has written more than a dozen books and is the host and creator of “Hey Amarillo”, a local interview podcast. Visit heyamarillo.com and jasonboyett.com.
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