Easter Bird Iced Cookies  

Let’s get Baking this Easter with these cute bird cookies!

Easter Bird Iced Cookies  

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

20-30 mins to prep and bake. 40-50 minutes to cool and decorate.

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Using an electric whisk or wooden spoon mix together the butter and icing sugar. Then mix in the milk, vanilla extract and flour.
  2. Sprinkle a clean surface with flour and then roll out the dough. Then take your bird cutter and cut out bird shapes.
  3. Place the bird shaped dough on to a buttered or grease-proof covered baking tray and bake for 6-8 minutes.
  4. Once baked, allow to cool for at least 30 minutes on a cooling rack.

For icing:

  1. Mix together the icing sugar and water, then separate the mixture and add a food colouring to each bowl of icing.
  2. Once the biscuits have cooled, spread the icing onto each biscuit.
  3. Once the icing has set, take your edible icing pen and draw on a dot for the bird’s eye.
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Top Tip

You could try using alternative cookie cutters and create some other variations of your favourite animals.

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