Totoro Week! Blue Totoro Cookies

Blue Totoro Cookies - Coco Cake Land

I made these cutie hilarious blue Totoro cookies for TOTORO WEEK! I love how they look like slices of crazy-eyed, stunned sky blue toast. Remember when I got really into making sugar cookies there for a hot minute, inspired by Holly, Vickie and Patti?? Yeah, they’re still the best at cookies. Then I discovered Kikko’s freaking adorable sugar cookies over at Meet Me At Mike’s. I loooove how perfectly CUTE but also edgy and weird they are – a complete fantasy wonderland of sugar cookie magic. I am still hovering around a C+ for effort with my cookies but darn it the results are always pretty satisfying!

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HOT TIPS: I used an R2D2 cookie cutter for the Totoro shape and then used the triangular cone tip of an ice cream cone cutter to punch out ears, then simply pressed the ears into the R2D2 toast shape before baking. I feel like you could use any simple shape like a circle cutter or square cutter to make a Totoro cookie – making them “Totoro” is all in the decorating – crazy eyes, whiskers and a tummy! I chilled the cookies for 10 minutes in the freezer before putting them into the oven. I don’t think that step made a damn bit of difference this time but oftentimes it helps to maintain the shape of the cookie. For the whiskers, nose and eye dots, I used royal icing coloured with Dutch-process cocoa powder. I added a fair amount of cocoa powder, and then added tiny amounts of water as needed to get it back to piping consistency. I liked this idea much better than colouring royal icing with black gel colour!

Blue Totoro Cookies - Coco Cake Land

And… get into TOTORO WEEK!

STEPH went wild with Totoro cuteness – these soft and delicious looking BUNS, this TOASTORO and these black sesame toffee COOKIES!

Vickie made these adorable Totoro pops! 

Sylvia made these cute little individual Totoro pear pies!

Emily’s Totoro katsudon – YUM YUM!

Whiskkid made this PIE

My blue Totoro cake from last year!

My grey Totoro cake from two years ago!

And CATBUS!! My catbus cake! 

Plus, Steph made these Totoro pumpkin whoopie pies!! Best Totoro Week Dungeon Master ever, hehe.

Happy baking, sweet friends! xo Lyndsay 

7 Responses to “Totoro Week! Blue Totoro Cookies”

  1. Vicky Chin

    These are too cute! Totoro is my favourite movie! I must have watched it at least 10 times! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Vicky Chin

    These are too cute! Totoro is my favourite movie, I must have watched it at least 10 times! Thanks for sharing! I think I might watch it again this weekend!

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    1. Lyndsay // Coco Cake Land

      I haven’t seen it in a while but I think my son is old enough to watch it now – can’t wait to show him! ^__^

  3. Justine @ JustineCelina.com

    Lyndsay, I’m dying from cuteness overload! Your photos just make me happy — they have a wonderful, whimsical sensibility. Never lose that! :) :) :)

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    1. Lyndsay // Coco Cake Land

      Aw thanks Justine! You’re so sweet. ^__^

  4. Vickie

    These are sooooo adorable Lyndsay :) Love seeing your cookie creations and styling xx

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    1. Lyndsay // Coco Cake Land

      Thanks Vickie!!! xo

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