The Best Beach Cookie Ideas That You Need To Try

By Komal|3 - 4 mins read| January 11, 2024


When you think of beaches, you often picturize sandy shores, foamy waves, and radiant sunshine. But what if you are not able to enjoy the delightful coastal spirit lately? Or have just planned a beach day? Whether you’re planning to enjoy a beachy vacation or simply want to have fun in the kitchen, trying out beach-themed cookies is a perfect way to capture the beachy spirits. Read below this article to find out some delicious beach cookie ideas that you need to try. Not only are these recipes scrumptious but will take you to the sandy beaches with every bite.

Seashell Sugar Cookies

Did you know you can transform the classic sugar cookies into beach themed colorful delights? Here’s what you will need to prepare them.

  • Sugar cookie dough
  • Royal icing in beach-themed colors, such as turquoise, coral pink, or beige
  • Edible glitter
  • Seashell shaped cookie cutter

Follow the procedure given below.

  • Roll out the sugar cookie dough. 
  • Now use a seashell shaped cookie cutter to create the seashells.
  • Bake according to the instructions mentioned in the package. 
  • Once done, allow them to cool down completely.
  • Decorate the sugar cookies with royal icing. You can make intricate designs, such as wavy or coral patterns. Alternatively, you can also frost them.
  • Sprinkle some edible glitter to give the shimmering effect similar to sandy beaches.
  • These cute beachy sugar cookies are ready to be enjoyed.

Beach Ball Cookies

Another adorable and delicious cookie idea is the beach ball cookie that your kids will enjoy relishing upon. These cookies are perfect for a beach party or a simple fun summer treat with your family and kids. Find out the necessary ingredients below.

  • Sugar cookie dough
  • Fondant in beach-themed colors, such as coral pink, turquoise, etc.
  • Round cookie cutter
  • Edible markers

Here’s how you can prepare them easily.

  • Roll out the cookie dough and then use the cookie cutter to create the base for beach ball cookies.
  • Bake the cookies as per the package directions and let them cool before starting to decorate them.
  • Now roll out the fondant similar to the shape of beach balls.
  • Attach the fondant circles to the cookies and press gently.
  • You can let your kids try drawing fun shapes and designs on the cookies using edible markers.
  • Your beach ball cookies are ready!

Sandcastle Cookies

Making sandcastle cookies is a perfect way to bring delight to your kids and evoke the playful spirits in them. To make this, you will need the following ingredients.

  • Sugar cookie dough
  • Square, castle-shaped cookie cutters
  • Finely crushed graham crackers
  • Royal icing in colors, such as beige and aqua blue
  • Edible decorations
  • Candies

To prepare the sandcastle cookies, follow the directions given below carefully.

  • Roll out the sugar cookie dough.
  • Use the square and castle-shaped cookie cutters to cut the cookie dough into the respective shapes.
  • Bake the cookies.
  • Sprinkle the finely crushed Graham crackers over the square-shaped cookies while they are slightly warm. It will give the effect of sand.
  • Let the other cookies cool down completely before decorating them.
  • Use royal icing to decorate the cookies by creating windows, doors and flags.
  • Decorate further using candies and other edible decorations to give an extra edge to your adorable sandcastle cookies.
  • Enjoy!
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