Japanese Kokeshi dolls are adorable—like stylized little geishas, with lovely kimonos and cute faces.
I wanted to make a Kokeshi doll cookie, but couldn't find a cookie cutter to suit. I'd long been eyeing the Design Your Own Cookie Cutter kit, and decided to take the plunge. It wasn't too hard, but I did snap off the metal twice, because I wasn't careful, so had to reinforce it outside the cutter with an additional length, but it turned out alright:
The cookies themselves were tricky and very time-consuming. My edible marker was not the best (and, as I've said repeatedly, I can't draw to save my life) and the faces didn't turn out as I would have wanted them to. I'm going to try them again, when I've a) gotten better, and b) bought a better edible marker. But, without further ado, here are the best of my batch of 20+: