Frog Cookies

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Frog Cookies

For my birthday, my sister sent me some garden-themed cookie cutters. The set included flowers, a butterfly, a watering can, and a frog, which immediately was my favorite. My first time using the cutter I made some super cute frog pancakes…

Frog Pancakes And now I’m excited to finally use the frog cookie cutters for some frog sugar cookies!

To make these frog cookies you will need:

Start by using your food coloring marker to draw an outline of the frog’s tummy and spots. Next, outline the frog shape in green royal icing, tracing around the tummy and spots that you drew. I used a #2 tip for this step. Immediately fill in all the green areas of the frog with royal icing and place your royal icing eyeballs onto the wet icing.

How To Make Frog Cookies

The royal icing eyeballs that I used were left over from some pug cookies that I made. It’s a great idea to make a bunch of royal icing eyes and store them in an air tight container. Then, you will always have some on hand when needed. For step-by-step directions on how to make royal icing eyeballs, check out Royal Icing Googly Eyes by How Does She. You can also purchase premade royal icing eyes at various places online.

After you’ve filled the frog cookie with green royal icing and added your eyes, let the icing dry for about 20 minutes. Then, outline and fill the yellow areas of the frog. Let the frog cookies dry overnight.

Frog Cookies

Once the base of the frog cookies have thoroughly dried, you can add your accents. With the black royal icing, draw the frog’s mouth and with the pink or red royal icing draw a long swirled tongue. I used a #1.5 tip for the accents. If you don’t want to make a batch of royal icing just for the mouth and tongue, you can also draw these parts on with food coloring markers.

Frog CookiesYou can stop there with your frog cookies or you can get creative and add more accents. If you have left over black and red icing, you may want to add lady bugs. To learn how to make lady bug royal icing transfers, check out this tutorial by Sweet Creations by Stephanie. If you have extra pink icing, you could add flowers to your frogs. Sweet Sugarbelle has a great tutorial on ribbon roses that you can find here.

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21 Responses to Frog Cookies

  1. Janine, these are sooo cute! I have a frog cutter but haven’t used it yet – soon soon soon I have to do these! That tongue is too cute! Love your tutorials & tips (& thanks for the link : ). – Michelle

    • Janine says:

      Thanks, Michelle! That frog cutter is so fun… and the decorating is easy, especially with your smooth icing!

  2. Pamela says:

    Now these are too cute Janine! I am going to try to make them, I love your tutorials, I should be able to follow it correctly :-)

  3. Printabelle says:

    Adorable frogs! That sounds like a really cute cookie cutter set that you received, I collect cookie cutters and really enjoy them.

  4. I love frogs! Thank you for this tutorial :)

  5. I have a frog cutter but I’ve never used it. One of my friends loves frogs and she has a birthday coming up. I should try these for her. Thanks for sharing at Whatcha Whipped Up Wednesday

    • Janine says:

      Dawn, I have a sister who loves frogs and these were a hit with her. By the way, thanks for the feature this week!

  6. Featuring YOU today! Thanks for linking up to GSC. :)

    Ginger @ gingersnapcrafts.com

    http://www.gingersnapcrafts.com/2012/07/take-look-at-you-my-favorites_19.html

  7. Thank you for sharing at Scrumptious Sunday! These are sooooo cute! You’re being featured this week! Congrats! Come by and check it out :-)
    http://iamaddictedtorecipes.blogspot.ca/2012/07/scrumptious-sunday-20-features.html

  8. Maria says:

    Ohhh your cookies are adorable!!!! Beautiful job decorating!!!! They look awesome!!!
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  9. These cookies are SO cute!! You will be featured tonight on Will Cook For Smiles :)
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