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How To Make Multi-Colored Cookie Press Flowers

Posted by sugarkissed_net Those of you that are cookie nerds and gadget lovers need a cookie press! A cookie press is basically a dough gun. You fill the barrel with dough, pull the trigger, and (presto!) dough lands on your cookie sheet in a custom shape. Easy-peasey!   List of Materials Cookie Press Spritz Cookie Dough Pink, Orange, and Yellow Food Coloring Use a recipe specifically designed for a cookie press. Cookie presses require a certain consistency dough that can be pushed through a stencil (or disc) and stick to the cookie sheet. I used... read more

How To Transfer Designs Onto Cookies

Posted by sugarkissed_net When decorating cookies, sometimes the design is too complex to pipe directly onto the cookie. Royal icing transfers allow you to trace the design and then apply it to the cookie. No need for a special projector! List of Materials sugar cookies cut into shapes royal icing, ready for piping printed clip art of design transparency sheets shortening Print out the images you want to transfer in the actual size that you want them to be on your cookies. Lightly grease a transparency sheet with Crisco and set the sheet on top of... read more

Decorated Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Posted by sugarkissed_net Easy to decorate chocoloate chip cookie dough truffles made with raw cookie dough that is egg-free List of Materials 1/2 cup unsalted butter brought to room temperature 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup light brown suger 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips chocolate candy wafers sprinkles Start by creaming 1/2 cup of unsalted butter that is at room temperature, 1/4 cup of granulated sugar, and 1/2 cup of light brown sugar together. With an electric mixer, this will take just a... read more

Tulip Cookes

Posted by sugarkissed_net How to make easy tulip sugar cookies with royal icing List of Materials Your favorite sugar cookie recipe Tulip cookie cutter Green and pink royal icing Icing bags or bottles, couplers, and tips (I recommend a #2 tip) Sparkling sugar in green and pink (optional) A clean (used for baking only) small paint brush (optional) A food coloring marker in any color (optional) To start, use a food coloring marker to draw the stem of the flower (or just wing it!). Outline the tulip’s stem with green royal icing using a #2 tip and... read more

Pinata cookies

Posted by Detty According to Wikipedia: "A piñata (Spanish pronunciation: [pi??ata]) is a container made often of papier-mâché, pottery, or cloth and decorated, filled with toys and/or candy, and then broken as part of a ceremony or celebration. Piñatas are most commonly associated with Mexico, but its origins are considered to be in China. The idea of breaking a container filled with treats came to Europe in the 14th century, where the name, from the Italian “pignatta” was introduced."   Why not translate the aboves to cookies ? List of Materials Sugar... read more

Simple Citrus Slice Cookies

Posted by sweetopia These zesty sugar cookies can easily decorated with royal icing. They're fun and easy to make! List of Materials NFSC - No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe (add citrus juice & zest of your choice) Royal Icing (Antonia 74's Recipe) Round Cookie Cutters (size your choice) Piping Bags Couplers Piping Tips (#3) Yellow, Orange & Green Gel Coloring (colors your choice) Toothpick - Outlining – Using a #3 piping tip, outline your cookie with royal icing. I like using a larger piping tip to outline and fill in larger areas, as the 'flooding' goes... read more

Lamb Decorated Cookies

Posted by sweetopia These lambs cookies are easy to make with the right tools and a few pointers. Hope you have fun making them! List of Materials NFSC - No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe Antonia74's Royal Icing Recipe 3 Piping Bags & 3 Couplers Piping Tips #1, #2, #14 Lamb Cookie Cutter White & Black Food Gel Coloring Decorative Ribbon (optional) You’ll need white icing in 2 different consistencies for this cookie. For the face and legs, flood icing, which is about the consistency of yoghurt, and for the lamb’s wool, a thicker icing. When you dip a spoon into... read more

Pot of Gold St. Patty's Day Cookies

Posted by sweetopia Decorating cookies with royal icing can be a lot of fun, especially if the steps are broken down for you in an easy to follow manner. In the pictorial below, find out how to decorate Pot of Gold cookies with royal icing. Please note that the rainbow pictured is a separate cookie, and is simple to make. Cut a rainbow shape piece of dough, bake, and decorate rainbow stripes of icing. List of Materials NFSC - No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe - substitute 1 cup of flour with 1 cup of powdered cocoaAntonia74 Royal Icing RecipePot of Gold Cookie CutterFood gel... read more

How To Stencil On Cookies Video - Great For Monograms!

Posted by Jackie [youtube id="azn50UEOMII" width="600" height="350"]   [youtube id="XJQtAOKkKEM" width="600" height="350"] In this "how to" guide, you will learn how to stencil royal icing directly onto a cookie. You will see how quickly and easily you can make the most intricate and amazing designs directly on your cake. You may also want to see the "How To" video for stenciling on buttercream cakes, or fondant Flower cookies By: SweetDreamsAT Items you will need for this tutorial: No Fail Sugar Cookies - NFSC Small batch of colored royal icing Small... read more

How to Rubber stamp on iced cookies

Posted by niceicing Stamping with food colourings is an easy and effective way to decorate iced cookies. List of Materials Iced Cookies, Food colourings of your choice, Rubber Stamps, Felt Stamp pad, Edible food colouring pens Brushes Have everything you need to hand. Soak the felt stamping pad with your chosen food colouring diluted with food grade Iso- propyl , the solution will have to be quite thick to produce the best imprint. Using a rubber stamp practice stamping onto kitchen paper first to check the ink is the right consistency. Press... read more

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