Decorated Peeps Cookies

Decorated Peeps Cookies

If you're feeling like you've seen Peeps cookies here before, you're absolutely right.  A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...I made Peeps cookies. Except back then, there was no such thing as a Peeps cookie cutter set.  I had to get creative.  Now, thanks to the geniuses at Wilton, Peeps cookies are as easier than ever before. If you're in the market for Peeps cutters, I've seen them at Walmart and Michaels so far.  I'll update the … [Read more...]

Decorated Love Bird Cookies

Lovebird Cookies Sweetsugarbelle

You might have noticed by now that I have a long running love affair with bluebirds.  Somehow, I end up making a variation of them every single year.  I'd almost decided to take a break, but when I discovered these adorable illustrations by Cookies With Character, I knew they'd be happening soon. Krista's latest artistic venture, Drawn with Character, takes cookie decorating to a whole new level.  Specializing in clip art designed with the … [Read more...]

Decorated Grinch Cookies

Grinch Cookies SweetSugarBelle

I am always on the look out for new, creative cookie designs and this one definitely fits the bill.  I can't take credit for this idea, it was shared on my Facebook page by Jennifer, of Cups 'n Cakes by Jennifer, who's daughter actually pointed out the resemblance between the cutter and Mr. Grinch.  Gotta love creative kids! Anywho,  this was too good not to share, so I threw together a quick little how-to. My favorite part of this cookie … [Read more...]

Decorated Chevron Print Cookies

How to Make Chevron Cookies Sweetsugarbelle

I know, I know.  Everyone is pretty much over the whole chevron thing, but I wanted to come back to this popular print once more. This time, however, in addition to the pattern, I want to answer another frequently asked question...how to apply sprinkles to one part of a cookie without them sticking to another. You can make chevron print cookies with or without a projector, but I prefer this method to save time.  If you don't have a … [Read more...]

Decorated Princess Cookies

Princess Cookie Close

You know how it is with princesses, they think they rule the world {or at least that's my daughter theory}. Leave it to a princess to show up right in the middle of a fall cookie blitz.  Hopefully, these princess cookies are cute enough to pardon the interruption. I pieced my princess cookies from a gingerbread girl and a small round gumpaste cutter. Using I knife I slightly trimmed the arms, and added an extra circle of dough for a … [Read more...]

Easy Zombie Cookies with Flour de Lis

Easy Zombie Cookies_Flour de Lis

I'm a little behind on the Halloween treats, so today my sweet friend Samantha, of Flour de Lis is here to show you how to make these easy and adorable zombie cookies! I am not sure if you have noticed, but zombies ARE actually taking over the world. I mean they are everywhere! TV shows, movies, games, 5k's, there are survival guides and bubble gum and I am pretty sure last time I drove through Oregon, one of them pumped my gas! On a side note, … [Read more...]

China Doll Cookies

China or Kokeshi Doll Cookie

After making Chinese New Year Cookies last January, I thought I'd satisfied my creative urge.  But when I saw these Kokeshi doll cookies by Trinnie Loves Cookies, the wheels in my head began to turn...again.  Suddenly the simple red outfit designs I came up with looked a bit drab. After a week or two of trying to figure out how Trinnie created the wet on wet pattern she used for her cookies, I finally asked.  I'd have never guessed that she … [Read more...]

Easy Lingerie Cookies

Lingerie Cookies

After Christmas cookies lingerie cookies were some of the first I decorated.  I still remember how excited I was.  Years later, they're still one of my favorites to make.  These adorably fun designs are always a bachelorette party hit. Lingerie cookies are great for beginners because they're made with a common heart cutter.  If you don't already own one, they're pretty easy to find online or at your local craft store .  For panties, simply cut … [Read more...]

Custom Alphabet Cookies

Custom Letter L Cookie

Maybe it's just me, but I've always dreamed of having my own little family of cookie elves.  They'd spend their days singing happy little cookie tunes while washing dirty icing bowls and making custom cutters to suit my every need.  A girl can dream, but until they show up creative thinking and hand cutting are the best solutions for me. I usually prefer re-purposing to hand cutting cookies but sometimes it's the easiest and most inexpensive … [Read more...]

The Easy Way to Use a Kopykake Projector

Iron Man Cookies_SweetSugarBelle

What do Kopykake projectors and Robert Downey Jr. have in common?  Nothing really, except that I kinda love them both. Over the years I've made no secret of the affection I have for my Kopykake.  I mean, what's not to like about a machine that can turn a five hour nightmare into a manageable two hour job? It may surprise you to know that my KK and I didn't start out on the best of terms.  When I ordered it, I was expecting a magic machine.  … [Read more...]