Thanksgiving Place Card Sugar Cookies

Thanksgiving Place Card Sugar Cookies

Whether you're hosting a traditional Thanksgiving dinner or enjoying a "Friendsgiving" with your closest pals, these Thanksgiving Place Card Sugar Cookies are sure to be a fun addition to your table setting. Simply use our tasty roll-out cookie dough recipe to make the edible tag-shaped cookies, then customize your placeholder cookies with fun fall-themed sprinkles. Use dark orange icing to add names to your cookies and give your guests a sweet start to a meal they'll never forget!
  • Prep1 hr 15 min
  • Total Time3 hr
  • Skill LevelBeginner
    Amount2 dozen cookies


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  1. Bake cookies. Make Roll-Out Cookie Dough following recipe instructions. Roll out dough.
  2. Cut Out and Shape cookies. Using a knife and a ruler, cut out rectangles measuring 4 x 2 in. in size. Form one 2 in. side into pointed end by cutting off top and bottom corners on a diagonal to form tag shape.
  3. Cut hole in cookies for string. Use the wide end of tip 12 to cut hole near the pointed end of the cookie.
  4. Bake and cool.
  5. Ice cookies. Using spatula, ice cookies smooth using white buttercream.
  6. Tint remaining icing. Using Orange icing color, tint 1 cup icing dark orange.
  7. Decorate cookies. Position random mixture of fall sprinkles along straight 3 in. side of cookie (use tweezers to place, if necessary).
  8. Pipe names on cookies. Prepare the decorating bag with tip 3 and dark orange icing. Pipe names on cookies.
  9. Attach twine or string through holes on cookies.


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