Cowboy Boot Cupcake Topper

Decorating By mnurlife Updated 15 Feb 2015 , 11:17pm by Rfisher

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mnurlife Posted 12 Feb 2015 , 5:08am
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Hello. I want to make a cowboy boot topper for friends party and  I saw these on esty



I tried serching online for some type of cutter but all I could find was a 3 inch cookie cutter. Does anyone know how I can do this?  


Thank you!!

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-K8memphis Posted 12 Feb 2015 , 2:36pm
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make a template, by copying whatever picture of a cowboy boot that is ok to use and then reduce it to the size you want on a printer and cut out fondant using that template and an exacto knife --


or you can make a cookie cutter out of it too -- there are several tutorials on how to make cookie cuttters -- at least one here on cc and several on google --


if you cut out your template out of 1/4" foam core it is even easier to fashion a cookie cutter around it --


and there's a kit you can purchase to make cookie cutters too -- usually available on amazon

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LizKatherine Posted 13 Feb 2015 , 1:54am
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Are you looking for a bigger boot? I have 2 cowboy boot cookie cutters, one is like 1" x 2" very small the other is a couple inches bigger. I was asked to do cookies that I don't have cutters for, what I did was I got those aluminum pans you bake turkey in and cut about a 3-4 inch long strip. Then fold both sides toward each other so you don't have sharp edges (it could cut and hurt). you should be left with a 1-2" strip. folding the edges also makes it firmer. Then just shape the strip into a cowboy boot. When you cut with it though, be very careful. Its obviously not a metal cutter but if you are careful, it'll do the job perfectly well. hth, I'm not good at explaining things but you could google diy cookie cutters

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mnurlife Posted 15 Feb 2015 , 5:30am
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Wow guys thank you so much for the response!!! I will have to try making my own cutter or at least make a template and use that over and over.  Is there something I can use to cut out the fondant without cutting my counter or fondant mat?



Thank you again for all of your responses!!




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-K8memphis Posted 15 Feb 2015 , 9:33pm
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use an exacto knife on a cutting board that is not sopped full of onions & garlic -- a dedicated cutting board --


best to you

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Rfisher Posted 15 Feb 2015 , 11:17pm
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AIf you want to duplicate those with ready made cutters, type in mini alongside your search. There's plents of 1.5" ones out there readily available.

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