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DIY Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Cookies From Toy Story

Inside: Celebrate the release of Toy Story 4 with these simple and fun Mr. Potato Head cookies.

Are you ready for the release of Toy Story 4 this year?! 

Ever since the original Toy Story all the way back in 1995, kids and adults have been captivated by the amazing animation, the fun characters and adventurous storylines. 

This year we finally get to see the newest movie and we couldn’t be more excited!

In honor of the movie, we’re sharing how to make these adorable Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head cookies for your family. 

Read on below to see how to make them in your home. 

Easy Toy Story Cookies

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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Roll out the sugar cookie dough and use an egg shaped cookie cutter to make the potato head body. 
  2. Bake according to the recipe and let cool completely.Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Cookies | Make these DIY sugar cookies for your next Toy Story birthday party or just for fun! They're simple enough to have the kids help too! #themedbirthdays #birthdayparty #parties #partyfood #toystory #toystory4 #disney #partyideas #sugarcookies #cookies #desserts #kidsfood
  3. Make the potato heads’ body color by mixing the white frosting with the brown and yellow food coloring until you make a light brown color. Mr. Potato Head Sugar Cookies #kids #kidsfood #partyfood #toystory #toystory4 #sugarcookies #desserts
  4. Use an offset spatula to evenly frost the cookies, making sure to leave an edge all the way around the cookie. 
  5. Place two candy eyes about 1/3 of the way down the top of the cookie.Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Cookies | Make these DIY sugar cookies for your next Toy Story birthday party or just for fun! They're simple enough to have the kids help too! #themedbirthdays #birthdayparty #parties #partyfood #toystory #toystory4 #disney #partyideas #sugarcookies #cookies #desserts #kidsfood
  6. To make Mrs. Potato Head’s nose, roll a piece of pink fondant into a 3D triangle (reference the photo for shape). Do the same for Mr. Potato Head, but this time use the orange fondant to make the nose. Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Cookies | Make these DIY sugar cookies for your next Toy Story birthday party or just for fun! They're simple enough to have the kids help too! #themedbirthdays #birthdayparty #parties #partyfood #toystory #toystory4 #disney #partyideas #sugarcookies #cookies #desserts #kidsfood
  7. Create Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head’s ears by cutting a small circle out of the pink fondant, then cutting that circle in half. Using your fingers, round the edges and place the ears slightly outside the eyes of each character. Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Cookies | Make these DIY sugar cookies for your next Toy Story birthday party or just for fun! They're simple enough to have the kids help too! #themedbirthdays #birthdayparty #parties #partyfood #toystory #toystory4 #disney #partyideas #sugarcookies #cookies #desserts #kidsfood
  8. Using the yellow fondant, roll out two small balls. Place on Mrs. Potato Head’s ears to act as her earrings. 
  9. Take the candy mustache and place it directly beneath Mr. Potato Head’s nose.
  10. Make both character’s mouths by rolling a medium sized piece of red fondant into the shape of a snake. Bend into an oval for Mr. Potato Head’s mouth and into a lip shape for Mrs. Potato Head. Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Cookies | Make these DIY sugar cookies for your next Toy Story birthday party or just for fun! They're simple enough to have the kids help too! #themedbirthdays #birthdayparty #parties #partyfood #toystory #toystory4 #disney #partyideas #sugarcookies #cookies #desserts #kidsfood
  11. Place a thin oval of black fondant underneath Mr. Potato Head’s mustache, then place his mouth onto of it. 
  12. Roll out a thin piece of black fondant, then cut out the shapes of Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head’s eyebrows (see the photos for shapes). 
  13. Roll a large piece of black fondant into a rectangle, then shape it into a hat for the Mr. Potato Head cookies.
  14. Frost the very top of the Mrs. Potato Head cookies with the white frosting to make her hat.
  15. Create a flower for Mrs. Potato Head’s hat by rolling five small balls of orange fondant and one small ball of pink fondant. Press them into the shape of a flower, then place the flower in the middle of Mrs. Potato Head’s hat. 
  16. Enjoy!

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Baking With Kids

Although these potato head cookies are a project for older kids and adults, there are still plenty of ways little children can help make these yummy treats! 

Young children (4+) can help you:

  • roll out the cookie dough with a rolling pin
  • use a cookie cutter to help cut out the cookies
  • place the candy eyes on the cookies
  • roll the fondant into balls
  • roll the fondant into snake pieces
  • place the candy mustaches on 

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Older children (8+) can help you do all the above plus:

  • frost the cookies
  • cut out the shapes of the potato head’s eyebrows, ears and mouths
  • frost Mrs. Potato Head’s hat
  • make the flower for Mrs. Potato Head’s hat

Toy Story 4 Dessert

These Toy Story 4 cookies are the perfect way to celebrate the release of the new movie!! 

I’m certain your kids will love you forever for making these awesome Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head cookies. 

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DIY Mr. Potato Head Cookies From Toy Story

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Make these cute Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head sugar cookies for your next Toy Story party or just for fun!

Ingredients

  • Sugar Cookie Dough
  • White Frosting
  • Black Fondant
  • Pink Fondant
  • Orange Fondant
  • Red Fondant
  • Yellow Fondant
  • Brown Food Coloring
  • Yellow Food Coloring
  • Jumbo Candy Eyes
  • Candy Mustaches

Instructions

  1. Roll out the sugar cookie dough and use an egg shaped cookie cutter to make the potato head body.
  2. Roll out the sugar cookie dough and use an egg shaped cookie cutter to make the potato head body.
  3. Bake according to the recipe and let cool completely.
  4. Make the potato heads' body color by mixing the white frosting with the brown and yellow food coloring until you make a light brown color.
  5. Use an offset spatula to evenly frost the cookies, making sure to leave an edge all the way around the cookie.
  6. Place two candy eyes about 1/3 of the way down the top of the cookie.
  7. To make Mrs. Potato Head's nose, roll a piece of pink fondant into a 3D triangle (reference the photo for shape). Do the same for Mr. Potato Head, but this time use the orange fondant to make the nose.
  8. Create Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head's ears by cutting a small circle out of the pink fondant, then cutting that circle in half. Using your fingers, round the edges and place the ears slightly outside the eyes of each character.
  9. Using the yellow fondant, roll out two small balls. Place on Mrs. Potato Head's ears to act as her earrings.
  10. Take the candy mustache and place it directly beneath Mr. Potato Head's nose.
  11. Make both character's mouths by rolling a medium sized piece of red fondant into the shape of a snake. Bend into an oval for Mr. Potato Head's mouth and into a lip shape for Mrs. Potato Head.
  12. Place a thin oval of black fondant underneath Mr. Potato Head’s mustache, then place his mouth onto of it.
  13. Roll out a thin piece of black fondant, then cut out the shapes of Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head's eyebrows (see the photos for shapes).
  14. Roll a large piece of black fondant into a rectangle, then shape it into a hat for the Mr. Potato Head cookies.
  15. Frost the very top of the Mrs. Potato Head cookies with the white frosting to make her hat.
  16. Create a flower for Mrs. Potato Head's hat by rolling five small balls of orange fondant and one small ball of pink fondant. Press them into the shape of a flower, then place the flower in the middle of Mrs. Potato Head's hat.
  17. Enjoy!

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