Honestly, there's nothing more satisfying than flooding a sugar cookie with royal icing. But as fun as decorating can be, it's also super easy to make mistakes. But don't fret: for all the common errors cookie decorators can make, there are simple ways to fix 'em. Soon you'll even learn how to avoid them altogether!
We know, we know: you make the SAME cookies every year, and every single person loves them. But if you're itching to try out a new recipe (or five), consider these tasty — not to mention adorably cute — options.
Our Insta feeds are constantly blowing up with gorgeous cookies decorated like everything you could possibly imagine. But how do those bakers get them looking so darn perfect? It all starts by nailing these basic techniques.
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.
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.
Bakers, put down your piping bags! In my never-ending pursuit for quicker, easier and more painless ways to create beautiful and delicious things, I decided to tackle one of my (previously) least favorite things to make — sugar cookies decorated with royal icing (Check out this class to learn if you are so inclined!) . As my luck would have it, they're also my son's favorite special treat. He passes up cupcakes and cake, but always goes for the cookies.
Royal icing is magic when you're decorating cookies. If you want to make dots or pearl borders, royal icing's your go-to. If you want to create a painterly look, royal icing can do that, too.