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Pretty Pink and Sweet Flower Sugar Cookies Recipe

I’ll never say no to a batch of cookies and I love making fun cookie recipes.  My Flower Sugar Cookies are the sweetest way to say “I love you.” Show your significant other that you care by making them a couple of dozens. They are the perfect treat for Valentine’s Day or just to say I love you.

Flower Sugar Cookies

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In fact, I may even pass up a bouquet of flowers for the cookies I’m about to show you!

I was inspired by rosette cakes when I was making these cookies. They are simple but create a huge romantic impact! I can’t wait to make more. Let me tell you, they didn’t last very long in our household!

Pink Flower Sugar Cookies

Flower Sugar Cookies Recipe

Ingredients to Make Flower Sugar Cookies

12 of your favorite sugar cookies, cut them into 1.5-inch circles.
¼ cup of softened unsalted butter 
1-2 tablespoons of milk
1 cup of confectioners’ sugar
3 oz. of green fondant
2 drops of red gel food coloring

Recipe yields 12 decorated flower sugar cookies

Flower Sugar Cookies Ingredients

How to Make Flower Sugar Cookies

First, make sure that your cookies are cooled off before you begin decorating.

Next move on to decorating.  The best part of these flower cookies is the pretty pink buttercream frosting.

To make the frosting, start by beating the confectioners’ sugar, softened butter, and milk together on a medium setting then increase the speed to high once the ingredients begin to blend together.

Once those 3 ingredients are blended well, add the drops of red food coloring into the buttercream and continue beating until it is completely pink.

The frosting is finished as soon as it is smooth and forms semi-stiff peaks.

Frosting for flower cookies

Next to start decorating the flower top cookies, scoop the buttercream frosting into a piping bag that has a star tip. Then start in the center of each cookie and frost in a circular motion.

making flower sugar cookies

Next, to create the leaves, start by rolling 12 small balls out of the fondant and 12 more that are a little smaller, then flatten them out slightly and shape a point into one end of each of them.

icing flower sugar cookies

Then use a toothpick to create the leaf design.  Score little lines on each piece of green fondant which will give them a more textured and realistic appearance. Finish your flower design off by placing two leaves, one of each size, on each of the sugar cookies.

decorating flower sugar cookies

Now you have a dozen gorgeous rose sugar cookies to serve up for everyone to enjoy!

Flower Sugar Cookies decorated

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Pink Flower Sugar Cookies

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Yield: 12 cookies

My Flower Sugar Cookies are the sweetest way to say “I love you.” Show your significant other that you care by making them a couple of dozens.


  • One dozen of your favorite sugar cookies, cut into circles about 1.5 inches in diameter
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp milk
  • 2 small drops red gel food coloring
  • 3 oz. green fondant


  1. First, ensure that your cookies are cool to the touch before decorating.
  2. Next move on to decorating. The key element to these cookies is the beautiful pink buttercream.
  3. To make it, begin by beating softened butter, confectioners’ sugar and milk on medium. Increase the speed to high.
  4. Add red gel food coloring and continue beating until buttercream is completely tinted. The buttercream is ready once it is smooth and forms semi-stiff peaks.
  5. Scoop the buttercream into a piping bag, with a star tip. Starting in the center, frost each cookie in a circular motion.
  6. Roll 12 small spheres out of your green fondant and another 12 that are slightly smaller. Flatten them out slightly and give them one pointed end.
  7. With a toothpick, score little lines on each leaf to give them a more realistic and texturized look. Place two (one of each size) on each cookie.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

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