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Marbled Easter Cookies

What a delight to find that the Easter Bunny has left frosted cookies to match the Marbleized Easter Eggs. With icing, you can swirl the surface, stretch polka dots into flourishes, or drag stripes into ogee curves.




To make the cookies, use your favorite Easter cookie cutters and our Flower Sugar Cookies recipe; frost with Royal Icing


  • Skewer
  • Piping bag
  • Icing


  1. Step 1

    Outline cookie; pipe squiggles inside.

  2. Step 2

    Cover half of remaining area in a second color.

  3. Step 3

    Fill in completely with a third shade.

  4. Step 4

    Run skewer through the speckles.

  5. Step 5

    Ice bunny and egg cookies.

  6. Step 6

    Pipe dots or stripes in another color.

  7. Step 7


    Drag skewer through the the dots or stripes to create a marbled pattern.

Martha Stewart Living, April 2003



Reviews (2)

  • Since1982 7 Mar, 2014

    What I'd really like to have is the recipe for the chocolate rolled cookies. :D

  • bibliobethica 24 Apr, 2011

    When marbleizing the cookies, they look great even if they aren't perfect. I gave my 3, 6, 8, and 10 year old boys toothpicks and they did all the decorating. They preferred the marbleizing to squirting on the frosting, so I frosted them and then they took over. The bunnies were gorgeous and we shared one with each guest at Easter as well as the boys' teachers. Beautiful.