Today we're talking about how to decorate Christmas cookies with Cricut!

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Christmas cookies decorated with Cricut

If you are a Cricut user, then you know the amount of projects you are capable of are practically limitless.  But have you ever considered using your Cricut machine to decorate your Christmas cookies?

Decorating sugar cookies is my FAVORITE way to use my Cricut machine.  

Christmas cookies decorated with Cricut

That's right!  I use my Crricut machine to make cookie stencils that I can use with either my airbrush or royal icing to decorate sugar cookies.

Back when I ran my cottage law bakery, being able to design and make my own cookie stencils using my Cricut machine was a total game changer.  It only takes a few minutes in Cricut Design Space to put together a project, a few more minutes to cut out the stencil with a Cricut machine, and then you can decorate a ton of cookies in no time!  Plus you can use the stencil over and over again.

I'm so excited to share with you my new online course for Creating Christmas Cookie Stencils With Cricut.  In the course you'll learn how to make all of the stencils that I decorated the cookies in this post with.   I'll show you how to make different types of stencils including simple silhouette stencils, plaid stencils, background stencils, multi-layered stencils, edged stencils, and coordinating message and frame stencils.  Plus you'll get access to an exclusive Facebook group for students where you'll be able to ask questions, share your cookie designs, and see more cookie decorating demonstrations throughout the holiday season. 

Sound interesting?  Here's what else you'll need to implement what you learn from this class:

To make the Christmas cookie stencils designed in this class you'll need:


Once the stencils are cut out and ready to use to decorate your cookies, you will need:

  • completely dried royal iced cookies
  • a stencil frame (such as a Stencil Genie)
  • a food grade airbrush
  • airbrush food coloring
  • a scribe tool
  • paper towels
  • a bottle with water or rubbing alcohol (to clean the airbrush between colors)
  • a small bowl (for dumping the water or alcohol)

After completing the Creating Christmas Cookie Stencils with Cricut course, you'll be able to decorate cookies like this: 

stenciled Christmas cookies

The Creating Christmas Cookie Stencils with Cricut course is $19.99.  But I'll definitely have a Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale.  Sign up for my newsletter to make sure you get alerted when that deal goes live.


There's another way to save on this class too!  Have you heard of the Holiday Maker Fest yet? 

It's an online summit where you’ll be able to learn from more than 40 DIY and craft experts on every topic from how to decorate your home for the holidays, how to plan your holiday budget, how to make your own holiday crafts using the best maker tools, and more!  This incredible learning opportunity is happening right here online, November 4th-8th.

I'm teaching a class during the Holiday Maker Fest on making Custom Holiday Cookie Gift Boxes also using your Cricut machine.

Perfect for gifting those stenciled Christmas cookies, right?  You can sign up for the Holiday Maker Fest here and in doing so, you'll get a special coupon code for a discount on my Creating Christmas Cookie Stencils With Cricut course.

If you have any questions, you can always reach me at Hope to see you in class!

Until next time!  



4 comments on “How to Decorate Christmas Cookies with Cricut”

  1. I loved your class you offered today on the Holiday Maker fest. thank you very much for sharing with us. I can see this box will be very helpful for me because I give a lot of my baked goods away to family that come from far away. So again thank you very much.

  2. I really enjoyed your class at the Jennifer Maker Holiday Fest. I bookmarked your website. I also purchased the cookie stencil class from your website. Now I’m trying to find it again to finish watching it. Can’t wait to try making them this year and put them in the beautiful box. Thank you for sharing your talents.

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