Does A 4" Monarch Butterfly Cookie Cutter Exist?

Baking By Kaybaby Updated 8 Jul 2008 , 4:30pm by Kaybaby

Kaybaby Posted 7 Jul 2008 , 5:53pm
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I have 2 Monarch butterfly cookie cutters. One is 3" and one is 5.5". I think the 3" is to small and the 5.5" is to big. I really want something inbetween. I've googled and ebayed, but can't find a thing. I've attached a picture of the cookies I will be making (they are from Cake Journal).

Thanks so much,

Vonda
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7 replies
crystalina1977 Posted 7 Jul 2008 , 7:21pm
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have you tried making your own? there is a tutorial here for making your own cookie cutters.

Lady_Phoenix Posted 7 Jul 2008 , 7:36pm
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Global Sugar Art has several butterfly cutters and molds. First Impressions also has a wide variety of molds, but not cutters. You may want to look there to see if you can find what you need.

Kaybaby Posted 7 Jul 2008 , 8:40pm
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Thank you for your replies. I think its actually a Swallowtail. Anyhow, I just made my first cutter a couple of days ago - it was Hello Kitty and took way longer than it probably should have. I have been trying to make this one, but it I can't get it to look like anything remotely resembling a butterfly.

Vonda

Alliekat66 Posted 7 Jul 2008 , 8:41pm
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http://www.thecookiecuttershop.com/bugs/bug2.shtml this a 3.5 butterfly

http://www.coppergifts.com/ProductCart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=40&welcome=386 Butterfly Cookie Cutter measures
4-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches

http://thepartyworks.com/product_info.php/products_id/639?ref=374&affiliate_banner_id=6 4 inches tall by 3-3/4 inches wide

I just did a quick search...maybe this would help you!

Honeydukes Posted 8 Jul 2008 , 4:04am
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I'm confused. icon_confused.gif Did you want a cutter for the cookie pictured or a monarch?

Here's the cutter/ cookie pictured:

3.75 x 4.5
http://www.kitchengifts.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=BUBUTLE&Category_Code=

Here are some monarchs:

This one is 3.5 x 4.5:
http://stores.ecrandal.com/Detail.bok?no=138

This one is available at 3.25 x 4.5 or 2 x 2 3/4:
http://www.kitchengifts.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=BUBUT&Category_Code=

Either way I hope this helps. icon_smile.gif

TracyLH Posted 8 Jul 2008 , 10:32am
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Hi Vonda,

Just an idea if you can't find the exact size you want and if you don't need a large amount. You can draw it to the size you desire and make a template of it. Place that on top of your chilled cookie dough and cut out. I do this a lot as I most of my designs don't have cutters. I don't know if this helps, but I thought I'd pass it on as a 'just in case'.

Take care, Tracy

Kaybaby Posted 8 Jul 2008 , 4:30pm
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Thank you all for the wonderful ideas and links. I obviously do not know my butterflies. LOL

Vonda

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