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Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving Place Card Sugar Cookies

Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving Place Card Sugar Cookies

Give your table a personal touch! Whether you're hosting a traditional Thanksgiving dinner or enjoying a "Friendsgiving" with your closest pals, these Thanksgiving Place Card Sugar Cookies will wow your guests. Use your favorite 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 or any color icing to add names to your cookies and give your guests a sweet start to a meal they'll never forget!


  • Cooling rack
  • Cookie Sheet pan
  • Round Cake Decorating Tip 3
  • Round Cake Decorating Tip 12
  • Rolling pin
  • Angled Spatula
  • Tweezers
  • Household Cotton String or Twine
  • Decorating Bags, 16-Inch Disposable Piping Bags, 12-Count
  • Knife
  • Ruler
  • Scissors

Bake cookies. Make Roll-Out Cookie Dough following recipe instructions. Roll out dough.


Cut Out and Shape cookies. Using a knife and a ruler, cut out rectangles measuring 4 x 2 in. in size. Or you can use a rectangle cookie cutter. Form one 2 in. side into pointed end by cutting off top and bottom corners on a diagonal to form tag shape.


Cut hole in cookies for string. Use the wide end of tip 12 to cut hole near the pointed end of the cookie.


Bake and cool.


Ice cookies. Using spatula, ice cookies smooth using white buttercream or royal icing.

Tint remaining icing. Using Orange or your selected icing color, tint 1 cup icing dark orange.


Decorate cookies. Position random mixture of fall sprinkles along straight 3 in. side of cookie (use tweezers to place, if necessary).


Pipe names on cookies. Prepare the decorating bag with tip 3 and dark orange icing. Pipe names on cookies.


Attach twine or string through holes on cookies.


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