Rubber Stamps And Cookies

Baking By sammyd Updated 28 Jan 2010 , 1:04pm by TracyLH

sammyd Posted 28 Jan 2010 , 3:30am
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is it safe to use a rubber stamp, that i got from a crafts store, on cookies?

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TracyLH Posted 28 Jan 2010 , 1:00pm
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Very good question and it is great that you checked. icon_smile.gif I am afraid that you cannot use those. There are food-safe stamps and I expect that someone will jump on here and help with a link to the source. If not, I know this question was addressed a little while ago in this forum if you do a search back. Again, it was great that you checked. Normal stamps and aluminum flashing to make cookie cutters are two of the biggest no-go's that I have seen occuring.

TracyLH Posted 28 Jan 2010 , 1:04pm
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Okay, I hate not being able to help more, so I did a search and found this:

It has some good information and Bonniebakes talks about the food safe aspect. I do remember years ago that someone had a segment on a t.v. show using rubber stamps on cookies and it created a firestorm as they are not food safe. I think they people became more aware of the issues.

Edited to add another posting:

Oh, I just found a company that sells stamps that are expressly food safe for stamping on cookies:

Hope this helps! icon_biggrin.gif

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