Tag Archive | sanding sugar

Christmas Candy

LSAC-S3C30-029Supplies used:
candy cane cookie cutter
round cookie cutter
small round cutter (center of candy)
pilgrim hat cookie cutter
candy cookie cutter
red rolled fondant
green rolled fondant
white rolled fondant
white sanding sugar
clay extruder

Special baking instructions: The round cutter was baked with a sucker stick to create a lollipop cookie. The brim of the pilgrim hat was cut off to create a gum drop cookie.

Instructions:
Gumdrop cookies: Roll desired color of rolled fondant. Cut the rolled fondant with the pilgrim hat cutter. Cut off the brim. Place the rolled fondant piece on the cookie, attaching with piping gel. Brush piping gel onto the rolled fondant. Sprinkle white sanding sugar onto the piping gel.
Candy Cane: Roll at least two colors of rolled fondant. Cut a candy cane out of each using the cutter used in baking. Cut each of the candy cane into several sections. Remove every other section and replace with a section from another cut candy cane in a contrasting color.
Candy: Roll white rolled fondant. Cut the white fondant using the candy cutter. Cut the sides of the candy off and place on a cookie, attaching with piping gel. Add texture lines while the white fondant is still soft using the blunt end of a paring knife. Roll at least two colors of rolled fondant. Cut a circle out of each color of rolled fondant, using the a round cutter. Cut each of the circles into several triangle sections. Pinch the triangles and curve them to resemble a twisted piece of candy. Remove every other section and replace with a twisted section from another cut candy cane in a contrasting color.
Lollipop: Feed a clay extruder with rolled fondant ropes of red and white or rolled fondant ropes of red, white, and green. Attach round disk to extruder. Extrude the rolled fondant. Roll the extruded fondant rope to create a twist design. Coil the rope and attach to the lollipop cookie with piping gel.

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

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Chocolate Coated Christmas Trees and Presents

LSAC-S3C30-028Supplies used:
green candy coating
white candy coating
pink candy coating
red candy coating
green sanding sugar
red sanding sugar
pink sanding sugar
butterscotch candy coating
green dot chocolate transfer sheet
red dot chocolate transfer sheet
pink dot chocolate transfer sheet

Instructions:
Christmas Trees: Coat the Christmas tree with green candy coating using a squeeze bottle. Allow to set completely. Add the trunk using butterscotch candy coating. Allow to set. Pipe the outline and inside of the tree with green candy coating. Immediately sprinkle with green sanding sugar. Pipe dots for ornaments in using red and pink candy coating.
Presents: Coat the present with white candy coating using a squeeze bottle. Immediately place transfer sheet on the wet candy coating. Allow to set for several minutes. Peel back chocolate transfer sheet. Pipe ribbon using red, pink, or green candy coating. Immediately sprinkle with the same color of sanding sugar.

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

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Flocked Roses and Leaves

LSAC-S3C30-018Supplies used:
round cookie cutter
leaf cookie cutter
electric pink food color
electric green food color
white sanding sugar
Icing required: Prepare run sugar icing in the following colors: light pink, pink, dark pink, green.

Instructions:
Custom color the sugars to coordinate with the four colors of run sugar. Outline and fill the cookies with run sugar. Allow the iced cookie to set completely. When the background color is completely set, pipe the details of the cookies with run sugar. Immediately sprinkle with sanding sugar to flock.

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

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Teddy Bear Cookies

LSAC-S3C30-003Supplies used:
teddy bear cookie cutter
turquoise food color
yellow food color
electric green food color
ivory food color
black food color
yellow sanding sugar
lime sanding sugar
turquoise sandy sugar
brown food color marker
Icing required: Prepare run sugar icing in the following colors. turquoise, yellow, green, black, and dark ivory.

Instructions:
Outline and fill the cookies with run sugar. Allow the iced cookie to set completely. When the background color is completely set, pipe the outline of the teddy bear with run sugar. Immediately sprinkle with sanding sugar to flock. Pipe the eye using black run sugar. Pipe the nose using brown run sugar. Draw the mouth using a brown food color marker.

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

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Pastel Animals

Pastel Animals

  • zoo animal cookie cutter set
  • run sugar icing
  • pastel colored sanding sugar
  • pastel colored food coloring
  • black food coloring

Bake and cool cookies.  Color run sugar icing to match colors of sanding sugar you have available.  Outline and fill in each cookie with colored run sugar.  To create spots on giraffe: fill in cookie with yellow and immediately pipe drops of orange, tap cookie and colors should smooth together.  Allow icing to completely harden.  Use orange icing to pipe mane on lion.  Allow icing to completely harden.  Using the same color as the background icing, outline and draw details on each animal.  Before the icing has crusted, sprinkle with the same color sanding sugar and tap off the excess.  Use a paintbrush if necessary to remove unwanted sanding sugar.  Use a small paintbrush and black food coloring to paint eyes on animals.