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Pastel Christmas Trees and Wreaths

LSAC-S2C20-022
Supplies used:
wreath cookie cutter
tree cookie cutter
cherry pink food color
ivory food color
electric green food color
turquoise food color
white snowflake edible confetti
super red luster dust
apple green petal dust
teal luster dust
silver dragees
white non-pareils
tip #350
tip #46
tip #32
tip #16
edible pearl spray
Icing required: Prepare buttercream icing in the following colors: white, turquoise, light green, light pink, and ivory. Prepare run sugar in the following colors: white, red, and green.

Instructions:
Snowflake Confetti: Color the white snowflake confetti with the luster and petal dusts.
Wreath: Pipe the leaves using buttercream and tip #350. Immediately add custom colored snowflakes, dragees, and non-pareils. Pipe the wreath bow using buttercream and tip #46. Spray with edible pearl spray.
Tree: Pipe a zig-zag for the stump of the tree using ivory buttercream and tip #16. Pipe the leaves using buttercream and tip #350. Immediately add custom colored snowflakes, dragees, and non-pareils. Pipe the star using ivory buttercream and tip #32. Spray with edible pearl spray.

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

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Santa and Reindeer

LSAC-S2C20-021Supplies used:
reindeer cookie cutter
Santa Clause cookie cutter
red food color
yellow food color
flesh food color
leaf green food color
black food color
brown food color
ivory food color
tip #0
tip #1.5
Icing required: Prepare royal icing and run sugar icing in the following colors: white, red, green, yellow, black, brown, ivory. Prepare run sugar in the following colors: white, red, and green.

Instructions:
Reindeer: Outline and fill in the reindeer with brown run sugar icing. Immediately pipe white on the tail. Marble using a toothpick. Allow to set. Pipe black run sugar for the nose, eye and hooves. Pipe the antlers with ivory run sugar icing. Pipe small zig-zags for the scarves using royal icing and tip #0.
Santa Claus: Pipe Santa’s coat, hat and left leg with red run sugar icing. Allow to set. Pipe his right leg with red run sugar icing. Allow to set. Pipe his bag with green run sugar icing. Pipe his face with ivory run sugar icing. Allow to set. Pipe his beard with white run sugar icing. Pipe his boots and belt with black run sugar icing. Allow to set. Pipe his belt buckle and mitten with yellow run sugar icing. Pipe the fur on his hat, coat and pants with white royal icing using tip #1.5.

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

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Gingerbread Boys and Girls

LSAC-S2C20-020Supplies used:
gingerbread girl cookie cutter
gingerbread boy cookie cutter
red candy coating
green candy coating
white candy coating
dark chocolate candy coating

Instructions:
Melt the colors of the candy coating and pour into a parchment cone. Cut the cone with a small hole opening. Pipe the details onto the cookie.

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

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Christmas Light Cookies

LSAC-S2C20-019Supplies used:
light bulb cookie cutter
red food color
yellow food color
leaf green food color
emerald green food color
sky blue blue food color
electric purple food color
black food color
green licorice laces
Icing required: Prepare run sugar in black, white, red, yellow, leaf green, emerald green, blue, and purple.

Special Baking Instructions:
Cut two holes at the top of the light bulb before baking.

Instructions:
Outline the light bulb with black run sugar icing. Allow the outlines to fill. Fill in the base of the light bulb with emerald green run sugar, taking care not to fill in the holes. Fill in the bulb with run sugar icing in the desired color. Immediately add the reflection spot using white run sugar. Allow the bulb to set several hours or overnight. String the bulbs together using green licorice laces.

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

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Retro Style Christmas Cookies

Retro Style Christmas Cookies

  • christmas tree cutter
  • candy cane cutter
  • bird cutter
  • assorted snowflake cutters
  • run sugar
  • green and pink food coloring

Bake and cool all cookies.  Mix 3 shades of pink and 3 shades of green run sugar icing.  Outline and fill in all snowflake, candy cane and bird cookies.  Outline and fill in each color on the Christmas trees, one right after another so that the icing smooths together.  Allow icing to completely set.  Use the same colors to pipe line, dot and outline details on each cookie.

Stocking Cookies

Stocking Cookies

  • stocking cookie cutter
  • white fondant
  • green fondant
  • red fondant
  • piping gel
  • fabric texture set
  • pastry roller
  • royal icing
  • small round tip
  • red food color
  • green food color
  • edible markers

Bake and cool cookies.  Roll fondant then lay texture mat over fondant and roll pin over mat with even pressure. Using the stocking cookie cutter, cut fondant. Color fondant texture using edible markers. Place fondant on cookies using piping gel. Use small round tip to detail cookies with colored royal icing.

Simple Santa Faces

Simple Santa Faces

  • 3″ round cutter
  • 2 1/4″ round cutter
  • red royal icing
  • santa face lay-ons
  • white and green fondant
  • piping gel

Cut and bake cookies using 3″ round cutter. Using the 3″ cutter, cut white fondant circles. Using the 2 1/4″ cutter, cut out the centers of the white circles. Use the 2 1/4″ cutter, cut out green fondant circles. Attach green circles to cookie using piping gel then proceed to attach outer white circle. Attach Santa face to cookie then detail cookie with tiny red royal icing dots.