{Tutorial} Daisy Cookie Pops by Sweetopia!

Marian from Sweetopia created these gorgeous Daisy Cookie Pops for our recent Easter Brunch photo shoot for HGTV! Lucky for us, she is sharing a detailed tutorial on how to make them!

From Marian:

Nothing says spring like sweet little daisies.

These ones just happen to be a little sweeter. ;-)

Daisy Cookies on a Stick

To make these you'll need:


Making the Cookies:

Once your dough is ready...

Roll the dough out between two sheets of parchment paper.


Cut your cookie shapes out and place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet, placing the cookie shapes to make room for the lollipop sticks.

Making sure your dough is soft (not chilled), gently slide the lollipop stick into the cookie, about two-thirds of the way through.


Now chill the dough for one hour in the fridge. The cookies will hold their shape better when baked.

Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden in color.

Prepare your royal icing colors (yellow & white).


Outline and flood the cookie right away. Shake gently if you need to help the icing settle. Icing consistency is imporant; if you'd like more detail please see here.

Let white base dry for a few hours and then pipe yellow center.


Pour sanding sugar over the wet, yellow icing, and shake off excess.


Let dry and add ribbon to make them pop!


Hope you enjoyed this daisy cookie how-to! If you have any questions or comments please don't hesitate to drop me a line below!




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  1. Marian 04/13/2011

    Thanks so much for the comments!

  2. susan@pocacosa 04/13/2011

    LOVE all of your sweet cookies!

  3. Rowaida Flayhan 04/13/2011

    Amazing and so perfect Marian! XO

  4. Pink Martinis and Pearls 04/13/2011

    Very cute for spring! Love them! :)

  5. Che 04/13/2011

    Are the lolly pop sticks plastic or paper? How come they don't melt in the oven? :) gorgeous bickies )

  6. Marian (Sweetopia) 04/13/2011

    Thanks so much for the lovely comments everyone!
    Che, the lollipop sticks feel/look like the ones you'd find on a regular lollipop which feels kind of papery, not like the plastic ones. They are thicker, and are specifically made to be able to bake with. (I used the Wilton brand). Wish I could tell you exactly how it works! That's an interesting question I'd like to find the answer to as well!

  7. Kimmie 04/13/2011

    Gorgeous and super cute! I'm a fan for sure!

  8. Amanda 04/13/2011

    Perfection!!! Marion is a master at what she does... a perfect match for this site... its all Beautiful!!!

  9. sarah Daugherty 04/13/2011

    Cutest idea EVER! I am going to have to make these with my 5 kidos. Love all your work!

  10. Rachel 04/13/2011

    I absolutely adore this! Wonderful tutorial. I'm new to your site and loving it!

  11. Yaneri 04/14/2011

    Marian, my goodness you are simply so inspiring!!! There's so much to learn. Your cookies are all master pieces!!!


  12. Joanna 04/14/2011

    Hi there! I think this idea is darling and was hoping that you might add it to my Easter and Spring Linking Party to share with my readers. If you are interested, you can go here http://bakedbyjoanna.blogspot.com/2011/04/easter-linking-party.html to enter. Thanks!

  13. SweetSugarBelle 04/14/2011

    Gorgeous, and perfect as always! You make some of the most beautiful cookies I have ever seen, Marian!

  14. Jeni 04/14/2011

    i love these, how sweet are they!! if you don't mind i'd like to repost on my blog to share with others! thank you for sharing - can't wait to look at more of your creations!

  15. Marie Arreola 04/15/2011

    So cute!!!Love it!

  16. niner from wechooseorganic.com 04/18/2011

    Oh yes so nice what Marian creates...I absolutely love it. What a great Tutorial !!!

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    They are soo sweet! Thanks for sharing! I would just like to know, you say you use "sanding sugar". Im from South Africa and havent seen it around. We have the sugar crystals but they are too big. Any suggestions on substitutions? xxx

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  23. Carol Dannenbrink 05/29/2013

    Thank you for the fantastic tutorial! I'm making these for a daisy themed party, and would love an estimate of how many daisies each batch of dough might make (using your recipe). Thanks ever so much.

    • Carol Dannenbrink 05/29/2013

      Found a good estimate in a reply on the dough page, so disregard my question! Thanks again.

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    So pretty!! THanks for sharing your great tips on how to get the perfect flower cookie!!

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    So cute :3 a must try! Thanks for sharing!


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