Ornament Cookies

Ornament Cookies

  • assortment of ornament cookie cutters
  • run sugar icing
  • tip #1 and #5
  • pastry bag or parchment cones with a hole cut
  • food coloring
  • gold luster dust
  • lemon oil

Roll dough and cut out shapes.  If desired, use small round decorating tip #5 to cut hole in top of ornament.  Bake and cool cookies. With run sugar, outline and fill one color section at a time. Allow to set and continue to pipe adjoining color sections. Pipe details on each cookie with run sugar using a #1 tip or with a very fine hole cut from a parchment cone. Allow to set up. Use a small paintbrush to paint gold luster dust mixed with lemon oil on raised decorations and hook part of ornament.  Allow to dry and tie with ribbon if desired.

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