Poinsettias

Poinsettias

  • poinsettia cookie cutter set
  • buttercream icing
  • food coloring
  • pastry bags or parchment cone
  • tip #352, #1 and #2

Bake cookies and allow to cool.  Mix red, white, pink, green and yellow buttercream icing.  Use a pastry bag fit with a #352 leaf tip to pipe leaves on cookie.  Begin with the bottom row of leaves and start with your tip in the center of the cookie and apply pressure and pull toward the edge to form each leaf.  Repeat with each color.  Use a pastry bag and #2 tip to pipe several yellow dots in the center of each flower.  Use the #1 tip to pipe a small green dot on top of each yellow dot.

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