Twenty Cutters Every Cookie Decorator Should Own

20 Must Have Cookie Cutters via Sweetsugarbelle blog

Last night I had a horrible dream. I was in the middle of a zombie apocalypse watching helplessly as my cookie cutters were scattered to the four corners of the earth. Actually, I'm only kidding about the nightmare, but as I watched the looting scene in World War Z, I found myself wondering if there were any good cookie cutters in all that mess. If that doesn't scream "problem", I don't know what does. In real life I have hundreds, maybe … [Read more...]

Easy Eyeball Cookies

Eyeball Cookies

When I was little, my mom used to buy children's sing along tapes for the car.  When I grew up I swore I would never be that mom.  I was WAY too cool for that. I had my kid's early introduction to the musical legends of our time all planned out...until I had my own car full of children TALKING LOUDLY ALL AT THE SAME TIME.  For some reason, Bob Seger isn't quite the same with a mini-airhorn tattling in your ear. Now I'm the mom who buys … [Read more...]

Antiqued Label Cookie with Lizy B Bakes

Potion Label Cookies via Lizy B Bakes

Today I have a very special treat. One of my favorite cookie bloggers, Lizy B Bakes is here for a visit.  As a long time fan, I was pretty excited to see what Lizy would send my way.  Once again, she knocked my socks off.  Follow along as Lizy shares her awesome technique for creating antiqued Halloween label cookies.   Hi.  My name's Lizy B and I am a label-a-holic. It's true.  Well....wait.  That makes me sound all organized and … [Read more...]

Princess Face Cookies

Princess Face Cookie

Do you have a sweet little princess in your life?  If so, I highly recommend adding these to your baking list. As long as there are little girls in the world, princess cookies will always be a hit. The great thing about princess face cookies is that there are many cutters that will work perfectly.  Here are some of my favorites.  1.) flip flop, 2.) large ring, 3.) ornament, 4.) skull, 5.) fancy ornament, 6.) snowman, 7.) bell 8.) small ring, … [Read more...]

Mini Pumpkin Pie Slice Cookies

Mini Pumpkin Pie Slice Cookies_Sweetsugarbelle

Since fall is in full swing, I thought it was about time for some autumn themed treats.  Mini pumpkin pie cookies are the perfect size for snacking and they don't take much time to make. To make mini-pie slices use a knife to cut simple circles into wedges.  The size of the cookies will depend on what size cutter you use. When it comes to circle cutters I love graduated sets because I always have the size I need.  If you have a mini-candy … [Read more...]

Twenty Cookie Ideas for Halloween and Fall

Jack O' Lantern Cookies

Looking for fun cookie ideas that are perfect for Halloween and fall?  Well don't worry, I've got you covered.  Here are twenty {actually more} fun projects perfect for the months ahead.  I hope you're inspired! Witch Boot Cookie Pops Royal Icing Owls Gold Speckled Acorn Cookies Simple Sunflower Cookies Perfect Jack O' Lantern Cookies Owl in Pumpkin Cookies Halloween Cookie Pops Via The Bearfoot Baker Royal Icing Pumpkins Vampire Teeth … [Read more...]

Simplifying Complicated Cookie Designs {Guest Post}

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Guess what?  We've got a visitor today.  Don't you just love company? I hope by now that you've met Jill Wettstein, of Jill's Funky Cookie Studio, but even if you haven't you're in for a treat! There are about a million reasons to be excited about today's visitor.  Not only is she amazingly talented and sweet, her dedication to the Go Bo! Foundation is truly inspiring. I could go on and on, but instead I'll let you read. We’ve all … [Read more...]

Toning Down Pink Icing

Floral Monogram Cookies Close Up

Pink icing seems easy enough, but when it comes to matching specific colors that "simple pink" can quickly become a source of frustration.  If you've ever run into the the problem of pink icing being just a little too bright, try this tip. Tone down bright pink icing by adding a blue or green color to the mix.  The original shade of pink {left} was completely transformed with only a touch of each. I prefer to use leftover icing whenever … [Read more...]

Jake and the Neverland Pirates Font for Cookies

Jake and The Neverland Pirates Cookie Font

Looking for a quick way to add visual appeal to a cookie platter?  Try adding letter or number cookies in a complimentary font. To make these #5 cookies I used my Kopykake and a font called Creaky Frank.  I simply downloaded the font, {you can skip this step by copying the image directly from the site} enlarged it,  and projected it onto the cookie.  For an in-depth explanation of the process, click here. I hand-cut this particular cookie … [Read more...]

Cookie Cutters by Sweet Sugar Belle

SweetSugarBelle Cookie Cutters

In a perfect world every cookier would have a personal cookie cutter making elf.  I haven't quite figured that one out yet, but while we wait I have the second best thing. I made cookie cutters!  Well, I really didn't make them, I just designed them and all three are now available at Karen's Cookies. To be perfectly honest, designing cookie cutters is a little nerve wracking.  It's one thing creating a shape that I like, but when it comes … [Read more...]