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Brush Embroidered Winter Trees

LSAC-S3C30-026Supplies used:
tree cookie cutter
electric green food color
emerald green food color
leaf green food color
brown food color
red rolled fondant
black food color pen
tip #3
bird silicone mold
Icing required: Prepare run sugar icing in four shades of green. Prepare royal icing in white.

Instructions:
Outline and fill the cookies with a shade of green run sugar. Allow to set completely. Pipe the trunk with brown run sugar. Brush embroidery tree branches using tip #3. Allow the brush embroidery to set completely. Mold the bird with red rolled fondant. Attach to the trees with piping gel. Allow the birds to firm. Add a dot for the eye using a black food color pen.

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

Print a copy of this project.

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Red and Orange Striped Sweater Cookie Set

Red and Orange Striped Sweater Cookie Set

  •     Sweater cookie cutter
  •     Hat cookie cutter
  •     Mitten cookie cutter
  •     red fondant
  •     orange fondant
  •     knit texture mat from fabric texture sheet set
  •     mini pizza cutter

Bake and cool cookies. Roll red fondant thin and texture with the knit texture mat. Roll orange fondant thin and texture with the knit texture mat. Using a mini pizza cutter, cut out strips, using red and orange in a striped pattern. Use the cookie cutters to cut out pieces. Attach to cookie with piping gel.

Shimmer Cookie Snowflakes with Pearls

Shimmer Cookie Snowflakes with Pearls

  •     snowflake cookie cutter texture set
  •     blue fondant
  •     white royal icing
  •     3mm ivory pearls
  •     parchment cone or a pastry bag with a #1 tip

Lightly spray whimsical mat from snowflake cookie cutter texture set. Wipe off excess with a paper towel. Roll white fondant to approximately 1/8″ thickness. Place texture mat on fondant. Firmly roll over the mat. Remove mat. Cut textured fondant with each corresponding cookie cutter from set. Attach to each baked and cool snowflake cookie with piping gel or a thin layer of buttercream. Use a small dot of royal icing to attach each pearl at the tips and intersections points on each snowflake.

White Piped Snowflake Cookies on Blue Fondant

White Piped Snowflake Cookies on Blue Fondant

  •     snowflake cookie cutter texture set
  •     blue fondant
  •     white royal icing
  •     parchment cone or a pastry bag with a #1 tip

Lightly spray traditional mat from snowflake cookie cutter texture set. Wipe off excess with a paper towel. Roll blue fondant to approximately 1/8″ thickness. Place texture mat on fondant. Firmly roll over the mat. Remove mat. Cut textured fondant with each corresponding cookie cutter from set. Attach to each baked and cool snowflake cookie with piping gel or a thin layer of buttercream. Use white royal icing, thinned with a bit of water, to pipe over all the raised lines on each snowflake.

Silvery Blue Snowflake Cookies

Silvery Blue Snowflake Cookies

  •     snowflake cookie cutter texture set
  •     white fondant
  •     gray fondant
  •     3 shades of blue fondant
  •     pearl spray

Lightly spray traditional mat from snowflake cookie cutter texture set. Wipe off excess with a paper towel. Roll fondant to approximately 1/8″ thickness. Place texture mat on fondant. Firmly roll over the mat. Remove mat. Cut textured fondant with corresponding cookie cutter from set. Attach to a baked and cool snowflake cookie with piping gel or a thin layer of buttercream. Spray with pearl spray. Repeat with all different colors of fondant.

Mitten Cookies

Mitten Cookies

  • mitten cutter
  • run sugar icing
  • tip #1
  • pastry bag or parchment cones with a hole cut
  • food coloring

Roll dough and cut out shapes.  If desired, use small round decorating tip to cut hole in cuff.  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.  Tie cookies together with ribbon if desired.

Christmas Things

Christmas Things

  • snowflake cutter
  • snowman cutter
  • tree cutter
  • candy cane cutter
  • run sugar icing
  • tip #1, #2, and #3
  • pastry bag or parchment cones with a hole cut
  • food coloring

Bake and cool cookies. With run sugar, outline and fill each cookie. Allow to set. 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 before piping any adjoining colors.