Accenting Cookies with Stamps and Airbrushing {Guest Post}

Stamped Bee Cookies

Until recently, decorated cookies were often limited to basic royal icing, fondant, or glaze.  Fortunately, in the last few years there has been an explosion of techniques that add detail and dimension to a cookie design .  Follow along as one of my favorite decorators, Christine Shen, of Sugar Cravings, demonstrates how she uses stamps and airbrushing to add another layer of detail to her beautiful cookie designs. Hi Everyone!  I'm Christine … continue reading

Decorated Basketball Cookies

Perfect Basketball Cookies

Since the beginning of the NBA playoffs there's been a lot of basketball watching at my house. I'm not much of a fan so I've had to find other ways to entertain myself while my husband monopolizes the TV.  I bet you'll never guess what I decided to do. I don't usually get excited about basketball cookies, but ever since spotting Jill FCS's brilliant football cookie design I've been dying to try this technique.  I love how one simple detail can … continue reading

Celebrating Life and Friends with Cookies

Boxer Cookie

Have I ever told y'all that I'm always late?  Seriously.  I will probably be late to my own funeral.  Anywho, as indicated by the photo below, you should have been reading this on April 19th, but here it is, the beginning of May, and I am finally getting around to it. Luckily, the people who deal with me on a daily basis embrace this quality {or at least pretend to} and patiently wait for me to catch up.  The next challenge is keeping this … continue reading

Sweet Pea Cookies with Make. Bake. Celebrate {Guest Post}

Sweet Pea

Hello there! I'm Toni sprinkle obsessed baker/blogger over at Make Bake Celebrate, and today I have the privilege of hanging out here while Callye is taking care of things way sweeter than cookies. In case you haven't heard she just recently welcomed her newest little addition to the world, seriously, she's like the cutest little thing EVER. To celebrate her and her mama I made cookies, I mean really it may have been awkward if I showed up to … continue reading

Creating Expressions using Royal Icing Transfers with Arty McGoo {Guest Post}

bunny

Happy Easter, everyone.  Today, I have a very special visitor, the amazing Elizabeth Adams, otherwise known as Arty McGoo!  I always feel so special when Mrs. McGoo comes to my place because I'm one of her biggest fans!  I could go on and on, but instead I'll let her amaze you in true Arty McGoo Style.  Enjoy! Hi, my name is Arty McGoo and I'm so excited to be here today!  I really wanted to babysit little Liv and french braid all that … continue reading

Easter Coloring Book Cookies with Munchkin Munchies {Guest Post}

Easter Coloring Book Cookies

Are you on the lookout for a kid-friendly Easter cookie idea?  Then you've come to the right place!  Today my sweet cookie friend Sue, is sharing adorable Easter coloring book cookies. Sue, the genius behind Munchkin Munchies, specializes in sweet treats for kids and adults too!  Be sure to check out her blog and follow her Facebook page to keep up with her latest creations! Hi Sugarbelle fans!  My name is Sue and I blog over at Munchkin … continue reading

Cartoon Bunny Cookies with Miss Cuit {Guest Post}

Cartoon Easter Bunny Cookie

Today, I'm excited to welcome another favorite cookie artisan, the talented Miss Cuit.  I've been following Yamina's work for a couple of years now and I am always excited to see what she comes up with. Follow along as she demonstrates one of her signature techniques of combining two mediums, 20-secong icing and edible marker, to create adorable cartoon bunny cookies. I'm pleased to share this easy technique, which also happens to be a … continue reading

Easter Bunny Cookies with Cookies with Character {Guest Post}

Easter Bunny Cookie

While most of the world has been patiently waiting for Easter, I've been waiting on a special event of my own.  I'm super excited to announce that my sweet baby girl, Olivia Quinn {Liv} Alvarado has arrived. This pregnancy has been difficult to say the least, but now that she's here, I can say with certainty that all the morning sickness, doctor's visits, driving, bed rest, hospital time, tests, and stress have been worth it. My little Liv … continue reading

Bunny Track Cookies

Bunny Track Cookies

Every year around this time, an old familiar tune starts running through my brain.  "Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail...hippity, hoppity Easter's on it's way!" With all the bunnies hopping around in my brain, of course I had to make cookies! As I've mentioned before, my inspiration comes from the strangest of places.  Would you believe the entire time I was working on these polar pal cookies I was seeing bunny … continue reading

Decorated Moose Cookies

Moose Cookies SweetSugarBelle

Last week, when I shared my decorated bear cookies several of you wanted to know more about Mr. Moose. You know that old saying, "Ask and you shall receive?"  I'm pretty sure it wasn't referring to moose cookies, but we'll overlook that today. The first time around I used an older Wilton bear cutter to make these cookies.  I liked the angle of the arms and the extra ear space the lower body allowed. However, since this cutter is no … continue reading