Archive for the ‘Christmas’ Category

How to Color Cookie Dough

Friday, December 13th, 2013

While traditional sugar cookies are great, sometimes you want to add a little color! In our latest video, I’ll show you how to color cookie dough easily using your mixer and some Wilton icing colors. The Icing colors tint the dough without changing the consistency of the dough, which can happen with traditional food coloring. Learn tips to ensure the intensity of your color so you don’t end up with pale cookies. (more…)

How to Make Stained Glass Christmas Cookies

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Stained Glass Christmas cookies are showstoppers. The stained glass effect is a classic, and by adding royal icing trimming you can really kick up the “wow” factor. These cute and delicate cookies are a must for the holiday season. (more…)

Add a Festive Touch with a Candy Wreath

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Holidays are that special time of the year where we like to spoil the ones we love. Cookies, candies and gingerbread houses are yummy treats we create in my home. I saw the Holly Leaf Cookie Pan and knew that I was going to make my treats with candy. I love the versatility of Wilton pans! (more…)

How to Make Candy Cane Doughnuts

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

During the Christmas season, I like to show my appreciation by giving homemade treats to friends, family members, neighbors … anyone. This year, I surprised my co-workers with homemade doughnuts. These treats are simple to make and decorate using Wilton products. (more…)

Give the Gift of Christmas Cookies

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

This Christmas season, I wanted to create a small and yummy gift for a few of my co-workers. My son Garrett wanted to give his teachers a homemade gift as well. Together, we decorated Christmas cookies and picked out gift boxes to share the treats with my office and his preschool teachers. (more…)

Hanseaten? It’s a German Christmas Cookie!

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Some families make common cookies like chocolate chip, but my family’s coveted cookie, the Hanseaten, is a name known by few! (more…)

Start a New Tradition – Host a Gingerbread House Decorating Party

Friday, December 14th, 2012

I love this time of year! This past Saturday morning, I hosted the second Willow Creek Page Turners Gingerbread House Decorating Party. It went a lot smoother this year. With a little extra preparation and planning, I found myself enjoying this year even more than last. (more…)

Gingerbread House Tips & Tricks

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

You have a long weekend coming up and you’ve decided to spend it creating your very first gingerbread house. Maybe you were inspired by a store display during Black Friday. Maybe you finally wanted to come up with a new way to pull the kids away from the video games by starting a new family tradition. Whatever the reason, one thing is for sure, you are excited. The idea is in your head and you want it to be perfect. (more…)

How to Bake and Decorate a Multi-Layered Cake

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

I’m really getting into the holiday spirit this year, and that spirit is showing up in everything, including my baked goods! (more…)

Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange at Work

Friday, December 7th, 2012

One way to bring the holiday spirit to the workplace is a cookie exchange. It’s a great way to share recipes and taste some holiday favorites – both new and old classics! (more…)