Decorated Holly Cookies

Holly Cookies For Christmas

Did you know that decorated holly cookies are probably my all-time favorite Christmas cookie to make?  Especially since I picked up Good Cook's twelve piece holiday cutter set.  These well-made cutters are the perfect combination of traditional and whimsical and instantly put me in the mood to create. To make these cookies you will need: Red 20-second icing Green outline and flood icing White piping icing Begin by using red … [Read more...]

Twelve Days of Giveaways Extravaganza: Day Seven

The Cookie Countess

We are over halfway finished with our Twelve Days of Giving Extravaganza, and the prizes are still coming. On the seventh day of Christmas we're giving away a fifty dollars gift certificate to The Cookie Countess and my new favorite airbrushing tool, Creative Cookier's Stencil Genie! Nice, right? All you've gotta do to enter is name your favorite Cookie Countess stencil design in the comment section below.  For additional entries, visit … [Read more...]

Twelve Days of Giveaways Extravaganza: Day Five

Ximena 2

I don't know about you, but it seems like the Twelve Days of Giveaways Extravaganza is just flying by!  Today, we've got yet another awesome prize. A few months ago when I posted my new favorite letter cutters on Instagram, more than one of you said these were on your wish list. And since Georganne and I aim to please, here they are!  Except we're not giving away one set of cutters, we're giving away three!  Rad, huh? One lucky reader … [Read more...]

Easy Decorated Holly Cookies

Rustic Holly Cookies

It seems like the holiday season is flying by, so this year I'm trying to embrace simpler cookie designs.  Rustic wet-on-wet holly cookies look great and are sure to please. To make these cookies you will need: Light blue outline and flood icing Light green flood icing Red flood icing Toothpicks, needle tool, or turkey lacer Clean wet cloth White piping icing (optional) When decorating cookies using the wet-on-wet technique … [Read more...]

Twelve Days of Giveaways Extravaganza: Day Three

Baked Ideas You Can't Judge a Cookie By its Cutter

Hi friends! I'm back again to bring you the third installment of Lila Loa and Sugarbelle's Twelve Days of Giveaways.  You're going to love today's prize! First up is your very own copy of Patti Page's new book, "You Can't Judge a Cookie by its Cutter". In her book, Patti tackles one of my favorite subjects, re-purposed cookie cutters.  I have to say, I really love it.  Page after page, Patti amazes with her genius designs. And since … [Read more...]

Lila Loa and Sugarbelle’s Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza: Day One

12 days

Is it just me, or did December pull a sneak attack this year?  It felt like Thanksgiving would never come, then suddenly Christmas was upon us. I wasn't quite ready, but it's here, so to welcome the holiday season I've teamed up with one of my favorite cookiers, Georganne of Lila Loa to bring you twelve days of amazing cookie-related giveaways! Since I'm sure you're all wondering what's in store, I'll keep this short and sweet. Sing with … [Read more...]

Decorated Pilgrim Cookies with Color Me Cookie {Guest Post}

Cute Pilgim Cookies

Hello, I'm Adrianne, from Color Me Cookie, and I have been decorating cookies for almost three years now.  Last year, I made pilgrim cookies for thanksgiving and loved how they turned out.  I am very excited to show how I transformed my favorite gnome cutter into these precious pilgrims. I've said it before, I love cutters that can be used in a variety of ways.  Two of my favorites are these gnome cutters by Klickitat Street. I've used … [Read more...]

Halloween Candy Bucket Cookies

Halloween Candy Bucket Cookies

Halloween is almost here and I can't wait to raid...I mean CHECK my kid's candy stash.  In the meantime, I made my own Halloween candy, cookie-style. I'd originally planned to use a skull cutter for this design, but after sketching, I realized my jack o' lantern stencil was too big for the cutter I had in mind.  Instead I went with a candy corn. Before decorating I traced around the bottom of the cutter with a food safe marker to map out … [Read more...]

Easy Pumpkin Pie Slice Cookies

Simple Pie Slice Cookies

I have a confession.  I'm one of those people that doesn't like pumpkin pie. I know, what a weirdo.  In any case, decorated pumpkin pie cookies are the closest this Thanksgiving favorite is getting to my mouth. Since I own an entire bin of candy corn cookie cutters, I picked my favorite for this project.  If you don't have this exact one, don't stress, any candy corn will do.  If you need a candy corn cutter, you can pick one up here. To … [Read more...]

Gerbera Daisy Cookies

Gerber Daisy Cookies

I love the look of airbrushed cookies, but I always get a little nervous when it's time to break out my machine.  So, today I've asked two of my favorite airbrushers (that IS a word) Laurie and Jeanette of SugarBliss Cookies to demonstrate how they create their beautiful gerbera daisy cookies and give a few tips on making airbrushing easier for those who are airbush-impaired (like me). Hello again! Laurie and Jeanette here from SugarBliss … [Read more...]