Cookies
It doesn’t get much sweeter than pretty pastels and lace. Unless, of course, you go and put them both on a cookie! These Easter treats, decorated with royal icing, are as fun to make as they are to eat.
Beginner
"Too many leftover cookies" isn't an issue we struggle with—pretty much ever—but it's been known to happen once every, oh, 365 days. Usually it's after we've gorged ourselves on holiday foods for a solid month, and we're staring at piles of cookies that are about to go stale faster than we can eat them. If this sounds like you too, don't throw out those leftovers! Here are 20 fun ways to use up your holiday extras, without just eating the same old cookies non-stop for weeks on end.
Jessie Oleson Moore
Before those wedding bells ring, you’ve got to shower the bride! And every celebration of love needs a few extra-special touches… like these cookies.
Beginner
TMW you're halfway through a recipe that calls for milk and realize "D'oh! There's no milk in the fridge!" — we've all been there, and we all know how annoying it is. So it definitely pays to know a swap or three.
Jessie Oleson Moore
You don't have to be a geek (though it sure helps) to be fascinated by the history of desserts. It's full of believe-it-or-not factoids and crazy stories about our favorite recipes came to be.
Jessie Oleson Moore
Hello, shimmery bliss! Adding drama to your cakes and cookies is easy if you know how to add metallic tones to royal icing. The magic trick: luster dust.
Erin Gardner
If piping buttercream or royal icing gives you the jitters, you're not alone. There's something about the challenge of holding a bag of icing and squeezing it in just the right way that gives even savvy cake decorators pause.
Wendy McGowan
Sometimes you need a break from iced cookies, as beautiful as they are. But that doesn't mean you have to settle for plain cookies. Enter: stamping!
Felicity and Krystle
Eggs do so many incredible things in baking that it almost defies belief. Really, you'll think, they can do that, and that, and that too?
Jessie Oleson Moore
Who doesn't love a warm, fresh baked cookie? Chef Milo dives into the classic chocolate chip cookie and shares some history on how the chip became hip, while trying not to daydream about a giant cookie.
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