Archive for December, 2018

Red, White, and Yule: Holiday Peppermint Desserts

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

peppermint recipes

Peppermint and the holidays go together like hot cocoa and a snowy winter day. Whether it’s candy canes, peppermint bark, or one of the great recipes here at Wilton we have what you need to make every holiday “mo-mint” special. Don’t forget to view all of our Christmas projects for great baking and decorating ideas.

Create some new Christmas peppermint classics for your holiday gatherings with classic flavors that are “mint” to be with Wilton! (more…)

Gingerbread House Ideas!

Friday, December 7th, 2018

 

One of our favorite Christmas traditions is crafting gingerbread houses – so fun to make, so delicious to eat! Spice up the classic holiday decoration with these fun variations on the theme – think gingerbread barns, castles and more. After all, the holiday spirit happens wherever there’s love in your heart!

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Christmas Cookie Exchange Ideas: Don’t Forget to Leave a Few out for Santa

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

christmas cookie ideas

What better time than the holidays to bake your favorite cookies and get together with friends or family to share them all? This week is National Cookie Exchange Week, the perfect time to break out your favorite cookie recipe or try a brand new one. That’s why we’ve created a handy list with some of our favorite Christmas cookie recipes to help you create some delicious and creative confectionary creations that will make you look like one smart cookie. While you’re at it, don’t forget to check out all of our fun Christmas baking and cooking projects.

So get baking for your upcoming Christmas Cookie Exchange with help from the Wilton team and these amazing Christmas cookie recipes.  (more…)

Different Types of Icing: Our Comprehensive Cookie Guide

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Cookie sheets clattering in and out of the oven, the smell of butter and sugar in the air…this could only mean one thing… Tis the season for cookies!

Whether you’re packaging cookies for shipping, gifting them to friends and neighbors or just arranging a platter for Santa Claus himself, there’s no denying that half the fun of baking holiday cookies is decorating them! But which frosting is best for shipping? How do you store your cookies once they’re done? And how the heck do you actually USE royal icing?

Well, we’re here to answer all these questions and more. From traditional buttercream to fondant, this collection of six cookie frostings will help you determine the best way to spruce up your holiday treats!

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