A cookie cutter (also known as biscuit cutter) is used to give different shapes and patterns to cookies. It is in the mould used to form interesting patterns of bakery products. They can be made from plastic as well as steel. However, the plastic ones are more popular due to their low cost and effective uses. Cookie cutters are not only used to give shapes to cookies, but can also be used to cut other types of food items like meat, bread, fruits, etc.