Sometimes certain cutters can be kind of tricky. Especially when you’re working from the side view. Here’s a few tips on simplifying bumblebee cookies.
First of all, I used a side view bumblebee cutter, which you can find HERE. I would definitely recommend picking these up because I use all of them often.
To make bee cookies you will need:
- yellow piping and flood icing
- black piping and flood icing
- white piping and flood icing
- food color marker
First things first, the big secret. This is it. I begin by drawing the bee body onto the cookie. Sometimes I do this to other cookies and after a few I get the hang of it, but I have to do it for every single bee, every single time. It’s the only way for me to get the wings and stripes just right.
Next begin filling alternating sections, allowing time to dry in between. I go in this order. Middle, back wing, front and rear stripes, then head and front wing last. I do this to prevent bleeding and also to give the cookie a little dimension.
You can pair them with several different kinds of flowers. I like LADYBUG COOKIES…but then again,
Anyway you cut it, these cookies pass the cute test. Like I said, you really should purchase THIS CUTTER SET. I use it for several different things, which I will show you soon, and I also ran across THIS IDEA recently and fell in love.
To learn how I made the “A” cookies, click HERE.
I am so ready for the weekend. I plan to spend it relaxing with my family. I hope you enjoy yours also!
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