How to Make a Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Place Card

You can have your pie and eat it too with adorable sugar cookie pumpkin pie place cards.

Everyone will love that they have a place card with their name on the Thanksgiving table, but they can also eat it as dessert, which always makes it even more fun! You can choose to use an airbrush or not with this simple sugar cookie design. If writing with icing isn’t your strongest skill you can always use an edible marker too, this is my favorite, but if you get adventurous with the icing and it doesn’t work, you can always just wipe it right off!

These sugar cookies can be decorated fairly quickly and easily, and if you make them ahead of time and package them up as soon as the icing is set they will still be fresh when they take them out of the bags to enjoy on Thanksgiving day. This is an easy cut-out cookie to decorate and to follow along with, so just follow the steps below and I give you links to anything you would need to purchase and you’re good to go.



Step 1: Outline the crust of the pie in ivory outline icing..

Step 2: Fill the outlined crust with ivory flood icing.

Stop and allow your cookie to dry in front of a fan for 30-40 minutes before moving to the next section.

Step 3: Outline the pumpkin slice with orange pumpkin piping icing.  

Step 4: Flood just the top section of the pumpkin slice with orange flood icing.

Stop and allow your cookie to dry in front of a fan for 20-30 minutes before adding details in the next section.  

Step 5: Flood the bottom section of the pie slice with orange flood icing


Step 6: Using an airbrush with ivory towers airbrush color lightly airbrush the edge of the cookie on the crust.  

Step 7: Use white piping icing to letter a name on the cookie. I used the fill-in method here meaning on the downward strokes I did an outline then filled in the middle with white flood icing.

Step 8: Switch the tip on the white piping icing to a number 16 or 18-star tip.  Add a dollop to the top of the pie slice.  

Wasn’t that the easiest little sugar cookie to decorate?! I love these so much and my family loves to find their name on the table and enjoy their personalized cookies. It just adds a little more festive fun to the table setting, even if it is on paper plates so we don’t have to do dishes all day.

Make sure to take some pictures of your cookies, I love to see the creativity and personality in the cookies everyone makes. Tag me when you post so I am sure to see it!

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