Jungle Animal Cookies

LSAC-S2C20-003Supplies used:
zebra cookie cutter*
monkey cookie cutter
elephant cookie cutter
giraffe cookie cutter
lion cookie cutter
electric pink food color
orange food color
yellow food color
electric green food color
sky blue food color
brown food color
ivory food color
black food color
tip #1

*zebra cookie is made by cutting the giraffe cutter down in the neck
Icing Required: Prepare run sugar icing in the following colors: white, pink, yellow, orange, light orange, light green, green, light blue, blue, brown, ivory, black, and grey. Prepare royal icing in black.

Instructions:
Zebra Cookies: Outline and fill the zebra with white run sugar leaving the nose, mane, ears, and inside legs uniced. Allow to set completely. Add the inside legs. Allow to set completely. Pipe on the black stripes using black run sugar. Pipe the feet using black run sugar icing. Pipe the nose using grey run sugar icing. Allow to set. Pipe the inside of the ears using pink run sugar. Allow to set. Pipe the outside of the ears using black run sugar. Pipe the mane, nose, mouth, and eyes using black royal icing.
Giraffe Cookies: Outline and fill the giraffe with yellow run sugar leaving the nose, mane, ears, and inside legs uniced. Immediately add dots using light orange run sugar. Allow to set completely. Add the inside legs. Pipe the nose using white run sugar icing. Allow to set. Pipe the inside of the ears using pink run sugar. Allow to set. Pipe the outside of the ears using yellow run sugar. Pipe the mane using brown run sugar. Pipe the nose, mouth, and eyes using black royal icing. Pipe the ossicones (hones) using ivory run sugar icing.
Elephant Cookies: Outline and fill the elephant with blue run sugar leaving the inside legs uniced. Immediately add dots using white run sugar. Allow to set completely. Add the inside legs. Pipe the ears with light blue run sugar. Pipe the eye using black royal icing.
Alligator Cookies: Outline and fill the alligator with green run sugar leaving the inside legs uniced. Immediately add dots and the underside of his belly using light green run sugar. Allow to set completely. Add the inside legs. Pipe the eye using black royal icing. Pipe the teeth using white run sugar icing.
Lion Cookies: Outline and fill the lion’s body with light orange run sugar leaving scallop for the mane and inside legs uniced. Allow to set completely. Add the inside legs. Add the mane with orange run sugar. Allow to set. Pipe the face with light orange and white run sugar. Allow to set. Pipe the nose using brown run sugar icing. Pipe the mouth and eyes using black royal icing. Pipe the inside of the ears using pink run sugar. Allow to set. Pipe the outside of the ears using light orange run sugar.
Monkey Cookies: Outline and fill the monkey’s body with brown run sugar. Immediately add an ivory belly. Allow to set. Outline and fill the monkey’s head with brown run sugar. Immediately add an ivory face. Allow to set. Pipe the eyes, nose, and mouth using black royal icing. Pipe the inside of the ears using pink run sugar. Allow to set. Pipe the outside of the ears using brown run sugar.

This project was taken from my book “The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating”.

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