How Do I Edge The Icing Image On This Cookie?

Baking By chanielisalevy Updated 3 Feb 2010 , 4:53pm by ruthi

chanielisalevy Posted 31 Jan 2010 , 10:05pm
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I need to make 40 8x11 sugar cookies covered in fondant with an edible image on it ( a poem with graphics) the fondant is white and image is white but the edg loks terrible on my trial run cookie. I need ideas for covering the image's edge. Thanks for any ideas!

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foxymomma521 Posted 31 Jan 2010 , 10:17pm
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Can you post a pic?

bonniebakes Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 1:43pm
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could you pipe a thin border around it so that the "unclean" edges don't show?

ddaigle Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 2:02pm
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I have piped a beaded border in royal icing on a cookie before to either hide the image. Just make sure your royal is stiff...not the flooding consistancy. HTH.

verono Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 2:29pm
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Make your cookie a bit smaller...
So this way the frosting sheet can go on the "side" of your fondant...(I'm applying my frosting sheet with clear alcool like vodka).. so you put "vodka" with a brush on the top of the fondant and also and the side.. and then you can trim the excess...
This is how I did those custom cookies : (but with a glace similar to toba's glace).. I had printed the logo on the business card size frosting sheet.. handcutted the cookies, and then applied the logo on it and trimmed it..
http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1534462

tiggy2 Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 2:45pm
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You can use a damp paper towel to moisten the top of the fondant before applying the image and it whould lay completely flat with no edges sticking up.

luv2bake6 Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 7:11pm
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I don't like those edges either so i always pipe a border around the sheet. I personally like shells or stars.

jrosebud Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 7:18pm
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I made some cookies for a bridal shower with edible images. I piped a border around one and left the other two bare. (Those without edging were stuck down well over a thinly-painted coat of royal icing.)

I have a pic in my cookie photos if you'd like to see the contrast (which worked well, in my opinion).

chanielisalevy Posted 2 Feb 2010 , 3:00am
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Thanks to all, will try these ideas and post a picture when I'm done!

ruthi Posted 3 Feb 2010 , 4:53pm
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jrosebud - I really like your cookies with the edible images. What printer do you use and what edible paper? Did you do the names the same way as well - how do you usually stick the image to the cookies?

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