Bug Shaped Cookies {Sugar Cookies} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Bug Shaped Cookies {Sugar Cookies} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

These Bug-shaped Cookies are a fun treat for the kids. They are great for a bug-themed birthday party. The caterpillar could be a little treat for an Eric Carle – A Very Hungry Caterpillar celebration.

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Bug Shaped Cookies

If you are looking for bug ideas for your party or activity, try some of my other ideas like:

bug turtle and snake shaped cookies

Are you ready to make these fun cookies? Let’s make sure you have everything you need…

Ingredients:

  • sugar cookie dough – store-bought or your favorite sugar shaped cookie recipe
  • pastry bag
  • candy for decorating: sixlets, confetti sprinkles or non-perils

Instructions:

  • Use your favorite sugar cookie recipe, or buy dough at the store
  • Place the dough into a pastry bag
  • Use a pastry bag with NO tip to push out these fun shapes
  • Let the kids decorate them with candy eyeballs, colorful candy bodies, and tails
  • *decorating ideas and bug shape ideas below…

 

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An electric eel and a snail. I left the eel in a little too long, and his yellow candy started to melt. But, it worked out for the best! The melted yellow candy really did look electrifying.

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The very hungry caterpillar

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Our friendly ant

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The butterfly that didn’t make the display, because all of that heavy candy made her wing fall off

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A turtle cookie. I found, that using green frosting to define his shell sections really helped in identifying what this is

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We had to throw in a slimy snake

 

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.Com –

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