Candy Melts

Baking By cookiecutters Updated 12 Dec 2009 , 9:13pm by toleshed

cookiecutters Posted 11 Dec 2009 , 4:10pm
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Can candy melts or melted chocolate be used to decorate sugar cookies instead of fondant or royal icing?

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shrek Posted 11 Dec 2009 , 4:24pm
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I use chocolate on my cookies when I dont want to use fondant.

Justforfun751 Posted 11 Dec 2009 , 4:25pm
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A friend of mine uses candy melts on her sugar cookies all the time. She uses them not only to decorate the cookies, but she also uses them to attach sticks when she makes cookie boquets. She swears by them! HTH

cookiecutters Posted 11 Dec 2009 , 4:50pm
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So, do you pipe with it like royal icing?

Justforfun751 Posted 11 Dec 2009 , 4:56pm
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My friend just uses the disposable decorator bags - no tip. She usually does something like outlining and filling in flowers, circles, smiley faces, etc... But I suppose that you could use a tip, depending on the consistency of your candy melts. I'd be worried about the melts cooling in the tip (more work to clean!).

toleshed Posted 12 Dec 2009 , 9:13pm
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Merckens are alot tastier than candy melts. A little more expensive but they taste so much better

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