Everything You Need To Know About the Christmas Cookie CutterAuthor: Brett Brock
Christmas is a very popular time of the year that brings out many different traditions including the tradition of making cookies with the use of Christmas cookie cutter. One of the traditions that is enjoyed by many is the tradition of gathering together to make Christmas cookies for the entire family. Kitchens are filled with laughter and joy as cookie baking activities go on for hours and hours.
The Christmas cookie cutter can take on a number of different shapes and forms, and they can also be made from a number of different materials. You probably can name some of the more famous characters of the Christmas holiday, and these characters are what you often see cookie cutters being shaped into. Santa Claus, Frosty The Snowman, Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer, Christmas trees, stars, snowflakes, candy canes, and presents are all objects of this spectacular holiday that you will often find as the focus of the Christmas cookie cutter shape. Every family has their own Christmas traditions, and their favorite characters when it comes to the different Christmas tales that you hear about, so which ones are used to in the cookie making process will vary from family to family.
Christmas cookie cutters are most commonly made from either plastic or metal. Plastic is usually used in the items that are generally only going to be used in the baking process because they are cheaper to make, and a large amount of production of these items is required because they become very popular during the holiday season. In order to mass produce them in a more cost effective manner, the cheapest material has to be used, which in most cases is plastic.
Different types of metal can be used when making the Christmas cookie cutter. Some of the types of metal that are more commonly used are metal, tin, and copper. Copper is one of the more popular metals desired when cookie cutters are purchased strictly for decoration. There is just something about the shiny copper look that seems to add a little extra touch of class to any home decoration.
The Christmas cookie cutter doesn't necessarily have to be used in the process of making cookies. It can actually be used for a number of other purposes as well. One great way that you can use this item is to add a little extra décor to any gifts that you give out during the holiday season. It's easy to incorporate any one of the different Christmas symbols into your gift wrapping presentation. Simply wrap your present that you are going to give someone, tie a string style bow around it, and then type a
Christmas cookie cutter or two into the bow. You can use matching colors or you could use one red and one green to get both of the primary Christmas colors, whatever you prefer. The point is when you are done you will have a nicely decorated present that is well accented with a Christmas cookie cutter or two that your gift receiver can use for themselves.