Archive for the ‘Christmas’ Category

4 Common Cookie Fails and How to Avoid Them

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Before you start your holiday cookie baking, make sure you avoid the #CookieFail! Check out these 4 common cookie fails and empower yourself for a #CookieWin.

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Christmas Treats Around the World, Day 3: France

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Here in the United States, cookies are the most popular treat during Christmastime. We were curious about holiday sweets in other countries, so we reached out to several of our international distributors and Wilton Method Instructors to learn more! In this 12-part series, a different country and traditional dessert will be featured each day. Today’s blog and recipe comes from Hanane Liagre of France.

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Christmas Treats Around the World, Day 2: Chile

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Here in the United States, cookies are the most popular treat during Christmastime. We were curious about holiday sweets in other countries, so we reached out to several of our international distributors and Wilton Method Instructors to learn more! In this 12-part series, a different country and traditional dessert will be featured each day. Today’s blog and recipe comes from Paulina Briones of Chile.

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Christmas Treats Around the World, Day 1: Netherlands

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Here in the United States, cookies are the most popular treat during Christmastime. We were curious about holiday sweets in other countries, so we reached out to several of our international distributors and Wilton Method Instructors to learn more! In this 12-part series, a different country and traditional dessert will be featured each day. Today’s blog and recipe comes from Anne-lise Nipius, a Wilton Method Instructor in Holland.

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5 Tips for Throwing One Amazing Cookie Swap and Decorating Party

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

December  is definitely cookie month, and one great way to get a variety of cookies with minimal work is by hosting a cookie swap! I recently threw a cookie swap party for a bunch of my girlfriends and I think it’s safe to say it was a success. With a little planning, you can throw an incredible party, too. (more…)

6 Unexpected Ways to Use Baking Cups

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

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Did you know baking cups can be used for more than just cupcakes and muffins? If you have some extra baking cups hiding in the kitchen or are looking for some unique Christmas DIY ideas, check out these 6 unexpected ways to use baking cups!

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Holiday Cookies: Ultimate Guide to Baking and Decorating

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

This holiday season, you don’t have to do all of your cookie baking and decorating in one day! With some planning (and freezer space) you can get a head start on your holiday cookies. Check out this ultimate cookie making timeline!

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Spritzing Up Your Holiday Baking Routine

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

We all have tried and true recipes in our repertoire. You know what I mean – those staples you’ve made more than once, and turn out perfect every time. For me, spritz cookies are one of those recipes. Every Christmas, I press out a batch to add to cookie trays or to give as small gifts. (more…)

6 Tips for Sweet Treat Holiday Gifting

Friday, December 19th, 2014

It’s that time of year – that time when I am up to my nose in holiday baking. Although I bake all year round, there is just something different about gifting something sweet, baked with love. (more…)

Quilling With Fondant and Gum Paste

Friday, December 20th, 2013

The art of quilling has been around for quite some time; it was used a great deal in renaissance art. Quilling is very popular in jewelry where very thin sheets of precious metals like gold and silver are cut into narrow strips, which are then coiled and shaped into different designs. Quilling is also very popular in paper and is often used in schools as a children’s craft. In this tutorial, I’ll show you the art of quilling using fondant. (more…)