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Paint Canvas, Palette & Paintbrush Cookies | Chapters by S.

Paint Canvas, Palette & Paintbrush Cookies

Preparing for a Paint Party, a Sip & Paint event or just trying to surprise your artist friend? Get creative and make some paint cookies. 
Prep Time 2 hrs
Cook Time 10 mins
Resting Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Global
Servings 8 of each


The Cookies

  • 300 g flour
  • 200 g butter
  • 100 g sugar
  • 50 g egg (1 egg)

The Icing

  • 100 g egg white (2 egg white)
  • 200 g powdered sugar plus 50g for adding later
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • food colour



  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and roll into a ball
  • Refrigerate the dough for about 30 min before baking
  • Roll out dough onto a flat surface and cut out cookie shapes
  • Bake cookies at 150C for 10 min, set aside to cool


  • Whisk egg whites until you get foamy stiff peaks
  • Add powdered sugar and whisk on low level until texture is creamy and glossy
  • Divide icing into 3 bowls: 1 small, 1 medium, 1 large

Small Bowl (for Piping - Outline & Colours)

  • Add additional 50g icing sugar until texture is firm
  • Divide icing into 1 small piping bag, and 4 small cups
  • The piping bag can now be used to outline the canvases and decorate the front of the paint brushes
  • The 4 small cups can be coloured to your liking and will be used as "paint"

Medium Bowl (for Flooding - Brown)

  • Add cocoa powder and brown food colouring
  • Fill into piping bag and use to cover the paint palettes and brush handles

Large Bowl (for Flooding - White)

  • Fill white icing into piping bag and use to fill the canvas cookies once the outlines are done

Paint Decoration

  • For the paint palettes and brushes use the coloured 'piping' icing you mixed in your small icing bowl 
  • For the canvas paint splatter use a wet brush, dip into your coloured 'piping' icing and flip at the canvases