Christmas Face Cookies

LSAC-S3C30-027Supplies used:
snowman face cookie cutter
Santa face cookie cutter
reindeer face cookie cutter
white rolled fondant
black rolled fondant
orange rolled fondant
green rolled fondant
red rolled fondant
brown rolled fondant
dark brown rolled fondant
ivory rolled fondant
yellow rolled fondant
purple rolled fondant
blue rolled fondant
black sugar pearls
snowflake patchwork cutter
clay extruder
holly plunger cutter
comma cutter

Instructions:
Reindeer: Cut brown rolled fondant with the same cutter used in baking. Remove the antlers and inside of ears. Attach to the cookie with piping gel. Create indentations for the eyes using a ball tool. Cut a “V” shape for eyelashes in the eye indentations. Attach black sugar pearls for the eyes using piping gel. With a mini pizza cutter, cut a small triangle using dark brown rolled fondant. Cut white rolled fondant with the same cutter used in baking. Remove the antlers. Attach the antlers to the cookie using piping gel. Cut ivory rolled fondant with the same cutter used in baking. Remove the inside of the ears. Attach the inside of the ears to the cookie using piping gel. Using green rolled fondant and the clay extruder fitted with a small round opening, extruder a long piece for the light strand. Attach to the cookie using small dots of piping gel. Hand roll small cones for the light bulbs in various colors of rolled fondant. Attach to the cookie with piping gel.
Snowman: Cut white rolled fondant with the same cutter used in baking. Remove the hat. Attach to the cookie with piping gel. Create indentations for the eyes and mouth using a ball tool. Cut a “V” shape for eyelashes in the eye indentations. Attach black sugar pearls for the eyes and mouth using piping gel. Cut black rolled fondant with the same cutter used in baking. Cut out the band. Attach the brim of the hat to the cookie using piping gel. Cut red or green rolled fondant with the same cutter used in baking. Cut a band using a mini pizza cutter. Attach the band to the cookie using piping gel. Attach the top part of the hat using piping gel. Cut snowflakes with white rolled fondant using snowflake patchwork cutters. Attach with piping gel. Form a long cone with orange rolled fondant. Create indentations using a paring knife. Attach with piping gel.
Santa: Cut red rolled fondant with the same cutter used in baking. Cut the piece so only the hat is left. Cut off the ball of the hat. Cut the bottom of the hat with rounded areas using a paring knife. Attach to the cookie with piping gel. Cut white rolled fondant with the same cutter used in baking. Cut the bottom of the hat to match the rounded areas of the red cut piece using a paring knife. Cut the bottom of the hat to be rounded. Cut off the ball of the hat. Attach the ball and fur cuff of the hat to the cookie with piping gel. Cut ivory rolled fondant with the same cutter used in baking. Using a paring knife, cut just the face area, rounding parts to match the rounded area of the bottom of the hat. Attach to the cookie with piping gel. Create indentations for the eyes and mouth using a ball tool. Cut a “V” shape for eyelashes in the eye indentations. Attach black sugar pearls for the eyes and mouth using piping gel. Hand form the eyebrows with white rolled fondant. Cut white rolled fondant with the same cutter used in baking. Cut just the beard using a paring knife. Attach to the cookie using piping gel. Cut white rolled fondant with a comma cutter to cut a moustache. Attach to the beard using piping gel. Form a small oval for the nose using ivory rolled fondant. Attach with piping gel. Cut green rolled fondant using the holly plunger cutter. Roll red rolled fondant into small balls. Attach the leaves and berries with piping gel.

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

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