Easter Eye-Candy

Today I wanted to bring you a fun and inspiring Easter cookie roundup from some of my most talented cookie friends!  I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!Each photo links to the artisan's blog, Flickr photostream, or ETSY shop, so, if you would like to see more, click on the photo =)This cute little pastel bunnies are from Bea, at Cancun Cookies {she really IS in Cancun =)}My super talented friend Bren made these.  Should really check … [Read more...]

Fancy Flours Easter Decorating Kit {Giveaway}

I have been a long time customer of Fancy Flours, an online baking supply store.  Many of you have heard of them, and if you haven't, you NEED to know about them.Fancy Flours carries all sorts of fun baking supplies.  They have the staples, such as gel colors and sanding sugar, but they also have a fun selection of cookie cutters, sprinkles, dragees, royal icing accents, flavorings and … [Read more...]

Fun Find {Mickey Mouse Cutter}

GIVEAWAY CLOSED**************************?Throughout my cookie adventure, I have been all around the Internet searching for the perfect Mickey Mouse cutter.  The first one I ever found was a Wilton comfort grip Mickey cutter which was listed on Ebay.  Looked great, until I noticed it was already at the sixty dollar mark with 4 days left to bid!  Ummmm, let me think about that one...NO?!{There are some cutters I've said no … [Read more...]

Skin or Flesh Tone Icing

I have been thinking about these cookies for a while.  They were inspired by those little necklaces that were so popular during my grade school years.  I made the cookie version for my best friends {who deserve way more than a cookie for putting u with me}, but I think they would be perfect for slumber parties, or even bride and groom wedding favors.If you would like to see the full tutorial, I am guest posting today on I … [Read more...]

Spring Bird Nest Cookies

I'm thinking Easter and spring cookies are my favorite because that's about when my brain goes on idea overload.  These nest cookies were a case of an idea that snowballed {wish I could think of a spring-ier term for that} HATCHED =), thanks Brenda!When I began, I only intended on making nests, but by the time I finished, I had nests, birdies, and little cupcake toppers!Maybe I need to get out more =)To begin this project, you will need to … [Read more...]

Disco Dust Shaker Giveaway {Winners}

Here are the lucky ten winners of Karen's Cookies newest product, Pixie Dust Shakers, AND a surprise color of disco dust!  Congratulations!  Just for fun I included some old cookie photos that I've never gotten around to sharing.  Pardon the quality.  Some of them are pre-new cool camera, LOL.If you didn't win, no worries, you can still get disco dust shakers of your own!  Just hop on over to Karen's Cookies and order … [Read more...]

My New Favorite Tool {Giveaway}

I know it's April Fool's Day but I have a fun giveaway for y'all today, and that's no joke!  Recently, I stumbled upon the handiest little tool.  Do you know what these are?They are disco{or pixie}dust shakers!  See?Let me tell you, I LOVE THESE THINGS!Back in November a cookie friend of mine sent me two of these babies as a gift.  The rest is history.Two was just the beginning.  I wanted more!  So, I … [Read more...]

Bunny Ear Cupcake Toppers

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This is a rather long how-to, so I am going to try to keep my long winded-ness to a minimum.  We'll see how that goes =) This is another project I got to check off of my to-do list.  Last year, I had big plans to make these for my kiddo's Easter party...I didn't quite make it, but this is going to be my year!  Aren't they cute? I tried to think of a cute catchy name, but I couldn't, so maybe y'all can help me out with that one You … [Read more...]

Anthropologie Inspired Easter Cookies

I recently had the opportunity work on an Easter project with the amazingly talented Sandra Downie, event planner, and author of the blog, The White Library.  My assignment was an Anthropologie inspired dessert table.  How exciting!  Who doesn't LOVE Anthropologie?!I was very eager to get to work because it gave me the perfect opportunity to work on some Easter designs that I've had locked away in my head since … [Read more...]

Cupcake Cookies

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It only took five or six tries, but I finally feel confident enough of my 3-D cupcake cookie to share! To begin you need to have your cookies baked and ready. They can be as large or small as you would like, as long as the circles are graduated.  For each top, you will need 2-3 round cookies, the largest one being slightly larger than the biggest fluted cookie {I really really hope that made sense, LOL} For the bottoms, I like fluted … [Read more...]