While we were in Arkansas, Mom gave me some cookie cutters that were passed down in the family. The oldest are handmade from around the late 1890s to 1900s and belonged to Mary Smith (Grandmother Templeman)
The middle shape is a Pillsbury Comicooky item from a comic strip. This shape looks like Lillums from 1937 from the cartoon Harold Teen. You got the cookie cutter and cut outs to decorate your cookie after baking.
I found this photo under Hake's.com
There are a few others as well.
I have some other old cutters stored in a tin.
The chicken looks to be very old. I love the handles on the
stars, moon and either a biscuit or sugar cookie cutter.
and a fish. Taylor and I will have to make cookies
this year! I've seen some really cute frosting methods on