Royal Icing
There's no better way to say "I love you" than with sugar cookies — especially ones decorated to look this good. This Valentine's Day, celebrate your special someone with beautiful sugary treats.
Callye Alvarado
When decorating sugar cookies, color is key. But it's not always easy to find the perfect shade, so knowing how to color royal icing is a must. With a few tips and the correct supplies, it's easy to color red and green for Christmas cookies, or perfect more subtle shades for pumpkin pie sugar cookies, flip-flops and heart-shaped Valentine's Day treats.
Lisa Snyder
If you're not ready to commit to a full-on gingerbread village, get started with a mini gingerbread house cake topper. It's a quick project that will add a festive touch to your favorite cake recipe.
Felicity and Krystle
No Thanksgiving feast is complete without pumpkin pie. But that doesn't mean you have to go the traditional route. Instead, put a new twist on the classic dessert with pumpkin pie slice cookies.
Callye Alvarado
Whether they're made from fondant, buttercream or royal icing, edible sugar flowers are the perfect accents for cakes and pastries. And one of the simplest flowers anyone can make is a quick piped rosette. While you could pipe them directly onto your cake with buttercream, using royal icing gives you so much more freedom. After all, they can be perfected and dried before you arrange them!
Tessa Huff
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!
Felicity and Krystle
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.
Erin Gardner
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