Miniature jammy heart cookies using polymer clay

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09 February 2022
Learn how to make a 'sweet' batch of jammy heart 'cookies' for a love-themed miniature scene in this quick and easy step-by-step tutorial by Moi Ali using polymer clay...

Whether you call them 'cookies' or 'biscuits', these heart-shaped 'sweet treats' make the perfect addition to a dolls house kitchen table, celebration or Valentine's miniature scene.

This project originally featured in the February 2016 issue of Dolls House & Miniature Scene magazine as part of Moi Ali's Valentine's project. Get your copy today to access the full tutorial!

DIY polymer clay jammy heart cookies 

By Moi Ali.

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You will need

  • Polymer clay – beige 
  • Craft knife
  • Sandpaper
  • Old toothbrush
  • Small ball tool
  • Small brush
  • Liquid polymer clay such as Fimo decorative gel
  • Pastels – yellow, brown & red
  • Cocktail stick


1. Roll out a sausage of beige clay approximately 5mm thick. Using a craft knife, cut small slices of clay approximately 3mm thick.

Craft knife and beige polymer clay, sliced

2. Roll each slice into a ball slightly smaller than a pea, then flatten with your finger to form a cookie.

3. Press each cookie onto a piece of sandpaper to texture the reverse side. Texture the top of the cookie using an old toothbrush. Dab the surface lightly with it.

Toothbrush and polymer clay

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4. Using a small ball tool, create an indented heart on each cookie.

Indented heart shape on polymer clay

5. Paint the surface roughly using a small brush and yellow pastel. Highlight the edges using brown pastel to create a baked cookie effect.

Small brush and indented polymer clay cookies

6. Mix a little liquid polymer clay with red pastel to create ‘jam’. Using a cocktail stick, drop it onto the recessed hearts. Bake.

Miniature polymer clay heart cookies

Add to the 'feast' with a miniature Valentine's cake, a magical miniature unicorn cake, or these adorable miniature strawberry cupcakes.

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