Have you ever seen those beautifully decorated royal icing cookies and thought to yourself “how do they do that?!” Royal icing cookies can be intricate and detailed, which can make them intimidating. However, with just a few techniques anyone can make gorgeous cookies! The Wilton School offers a Cookies 101 class that will teach anyone – beginners or advanced decorators – how to use these techniques. I recently took this class and would love to share with you what I learned.
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December is, without a doubt, cookie season! If you’re baking big batches, one of the easiest ways to bake a bunch of cute and delicious cookies at once is with a cookie press.
The newly designed Preferred Press comes with 12 metal discs, including a Christmas tree, wreath and snowman which are perfect for the holidays. There are plenty of other designs to use throughout the year, too: pumpkin, turkey, dot pattern, doily, pinwheel, heart, starburst, sunburst and biscuit.
I’ve rounded up some of your frequently asked questions on how to make spritz cookies.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Next week (Dec. 5-9) is National Cookie Exchange Week. We have some new cookie decorating ideas that are sure to help you bake it merry this season!
Can’t decide what to bring to a tailgate or game day party? You can never go wrong with cookies! Cookies make the perfect game day sweets as they are versatile and easy to make; and you can decorate them in your favorite team’s colors. So, whether you like your cookies sandwiched, stuffed, or decorated, here are 10 easy DIY game day cookies that fans will definitely root for!
Who wants some milk and cookies? The milk and cookie shot has been trending for a couple years now, and we’ve seen as many different ways of making them as we have flavor combinations. This iconic treat pairing is easier than ever to make when you use this Cookie Shot Glass Pan Set. Need some more ideas? Check out these three recipes for cookie shot glasses.
One easy way to up the “wow” factor of cupcakes and other desserts is to use more than one color in your decorating. The Color Swirl 3-Color Coupler comes in handy when you want two or three different colors to blend seamlessly. We’ve been playing around with some different ways to use this tool and found four more amazing ways to use Color Swirl!
Thinking of throwing a unicorn birthday party for someone special or requesting one for yourself? Even if it’s not your birthday, who needs a reason to throw a unicorn party? The increasingly popular party theme is too cute to miss out on. Here’s a couple unicorn cake ideas and other treats to spark your creativity. (more…)
May 31st is National Macaroon Day! What better way to celebrate than to make a few little coconut cookies of your own? You might be wondering why you’ve seen this dessert’s name spelled two different ways. Well as it turns out, the two different spellings represent two separate desserts all together! So is it a macaroon or a macaron? Let me break it down.
Summer is right around the corner and there is no better summer treat than cold, creamy ice cream. That is, unless it is served in a cookie bowl! Not only can you serve your ice cream in a bowl made of cookie, but that also means no dishes! (more…)
It’s not like you need an excuse to bake, but brightening someone’s day with some baked goods is a pretty good one. Since today just so happens to be World Baking Day, why not try out a new cookie recipe? Here are 13 easy cookie recipes to add to your cookie collection.
Share any or all of these finished cookies with friends, family or coworkers. Our friends at Creativebug came up with a fun and thoughtful approach to gift giving with their #Make2Share Challenge. Here’s how it works: pick two friends, make them something special, gift it to them and share a picture of your gift on social media using the hashtag #Make2Share. Encourage your friends to pay it forward and make something for two of their friends to keep the cycle of gifting moving!