Baby Yoda cookies exist, thanks to this genius (and moderately disturbing) baking hack

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No holiday party is complete without Baby Yoda sugar cookies. (OK, this may not be a universal truth, but it should be.)

Luckily, this seriously genius baking hack creates the perfect Baby Yoda shape for all your baking needs. All you need to do is chop off an angel’s head.  

The hack involves the quintessential angel-shaped sugar cookie cutter that is popular around the holidays. With one simple modification, aka cutting off the angel’s head prior to cooking, you are left with the basic shape of Baby Yoda. After baking and decorating, the results are ridiculously cute.

Twitter user J.R. McGrail tweeted the tip and photos of the Baby Yoda cookie hack, collecting almost 150,000 likes and 28,000 retweets in three days. The photos first originated on Instagram, posted by user Katy Atakturk of her original baking.

“When you chop off the head of an angel cookie cutter, it sorta looks like Baby Yoda,” Atakturk commented alongside with the series of photos. 

Needless to say, your holiday baking plans just got a whole lot cuter. Sure, you need to decapitate an angel to make it happen, but you get Baby Yoda as a result, so it all evens out. If you need the perfect angel cookie cutter to make your Baby Yoda dreams come true, check out these ideal options. Just imagine them sans head.

Shop: Fox Run Three-Inch Angel Cookie Cutter, $3.76 (Orig. $6.05)

 

Shop: Kitchen Craft  Medium Angel Cookie Cutter, $0.92

 

Shop: R&M International Three-Piece Angel Cookie Cutters Set, $9.29

 

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