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Planet Earth cookie pops

Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, wine, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. ...

Sweet way to celebrate Earth Day

Show Planet Earth you love her this Earth Day by celebrating with these globe decorated sugar cookie pops. Planet Earth does a lot for us, the least we can do is make her cookies.

Planet Earth cookie pop

These cookie pops are fun to make with your kids and make perfect treats for an outdoor picnic. So grab your favorite snacks and these cookie pops and enjoy the beautiful planet we call home!

Planet Earth cookie pops

Yields about 12 cookies

Ingredients:

  • Batch of sugar cookie dough (use this recipe)
  • Blue cookie icing gel
  • Green cooking icing gel
  • 12 lollipop sticks

Directions:

1

Cut dough into 4-inch circles

Roll dough out to about 1/3-inch thickness. Using a 4-inch cookie cutter (or a 1/4-cup measure), stamp out circles from the rolled out sugar cookie dough. Place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.

 Planet Earth cookie pops

Carefully press a lollipop stick into the dough. Bake cookies for about 11 minutes, or until golden brown.

 Planet Earth cookie pops

2

Flood cookie with blue icing

Circle the inside of a baked cookie with blue cookie icing.

Planet Earth cookie pops

Planet Earth cookie pops

Using a butter knife, smooth out the inside of the circle until it's all blue.

Planet Earth cookie pops

Let the blue icing dry completely before you add the green.

Planet Earth cookie pops

3

Draw on green continents with green icing

Once the blue icing has dried, pipe continent shapes onto it using the green cookie icing.

Planet Earth cookie pops

Let dry completely and then enjoy!

Planet Earth cookie pop 2

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