Leopard Print Cookie {Tutorial}

Valentine’s Day is coming fast, and with it comes leopard print.  I have made a lot of leopard print cookies over the last two years…

Now, if you want to get technical, I really didn’t know if this was leopard until yesterday.  To me cheetahs, leopards and jaguars all look the same.  But without telling you way more than you really want to know about the three, it is leopard.  I checked =) and if you really care to know the difference, email me.  I’ll tell ya.

As you can see from the photos, this print comes in handy across the board, from birthdays,

To a little bit naughty…especially now that’s is closing in on the day of LOVE!
I have two techniques for making leopard print cookies. I usually decide which one to use based on how much time I am working with.
The first method pictured below is wet on dry, and is better for beginners.
{PS-I’m trying something new here tutorial wise, so let me know how you like it.?}
Wet on Dry Leopard Print
The second method is my preferred method, in the event I don’t procrastinate too long, but it is a little more advanced.  You need to be pretty familiar with the consistencies of royal icing, and also adept enough to work relatively quickly.?
Wet on Wet Leopard Print

This is the final result…

Also, if you need a little help with zebra, I have a zebra print tutorial also, just click on the photo below to see it =)

I look forward to seeing your “wild” Valentine’s Day creations.  Feel free to post them on my Facebook page!  I love to see the work I have inspired =)

Also, while you are on FB, go say hello to my friend Bethany at BCPhotography.  Ya’ll have no idea what she has to go through to bring these gorgeous pics to you =-)

Have a wonderful week, everyone, and happy baking!

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    chiron9 says:

    Thank you for sharing your innovations they do open new windows

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    Melissa says:

    These look great! Iam going to try and make some as hen party favours for my sisters hens in a few weeks. Do you use black royal icing for the spots or a food marker pen? Iam not sure what would be best. Thanks!

  3. 13
    Esty says:

    Hi. I would love to make the leopard cookies. But I’m a real beginner and need instructions from scratch!! Any way you can help a girl out!? Thx!

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    Lucy says:

    Hi … I made some cow print cowgirl boot cookie all white with the brown print an I know they need to be left alone for about 24 for the icing to dry but I saw that the print is smearing and I can see it under the White color that I used for the whole cookie y is that happening n how can I fix it….

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    maryann says:

    Hi, may I know why does the royal icing bleed into other colour when it dried?


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