Decorating Sugar Cookies

Baking By nickia67 Updated 24 Apr 2008 , 7:23pm by bonniebakes

nickia67 Posted 24 Apr 2008 , 6:36am
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I am making a High School Musical cake for my daughter's birthday.
I want to make a sugar cookie dough and cut out lettering and place gold dragees onto to the letters for the lights.
I am concerned that if I place the balls on the cookies before baking, they will turn black.
Any suggestions?

3 replies
andpotts Posted 24 Apr 2008 , 6:56am
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I am no expert by any means, I don't know if they will turn black, but are you going to ice or glaze the cookies red? If so I would stick them on after that. I think they will be pretty time consuming depending on the spacing you do, but such a great idea! I think that will look so good!

nickia67 Posted 24 Apr 2008 , 2:10pm
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Thanks andpotts.
I wasn't planning to ice or glaze them.
Therefore, I am not sure how to attach the balls.
I may have to resort to icing, but I like the look without icing, as from pictures I have seen, that looks closest to the original lettering color.

bonniebakes Posted 24 Apr 2008 , 7:23pm
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I have no idea if the dragees would turn color or not during baking, but if you want the cookies to be un-iced and want to attach the dragees afterward, you could "glue" them on with a dot of royal icing or piping gel after the cookies have cooled.

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