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This week's theme: desserts used metaphorically.
cookie-cutter (KOOK-ee kuht-uhr) adjective
Mass-produced; identical; unimaginative; lacking individuality.
[After a tool used to cut out cookie dough in various shapes.]
-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)
"On the other side of the tracks is a long line of cookie-cutter bungalows stretching as far as the eye can see." Marie Wadden; Where Tragedy Falls Off Canada's Map; Toronto Star (Canada); Nov. 18, 2006.
Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. -Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784)