Decorated Flower Cookies

Whether you’re a beginner or experienced cookie decorator, flower cookies are one that everyone should have in their repertoire.  They are perfect in a group but also work well as a stand-alone design.  Flower cookies are a great way to add color and interest to any theme without investing a lot time and effort.

Simple Daisy Cookies_SweetsugarbelleA few days ahead of time, I used printed circle templates to make several flower centers .  To learn more and to print your own, click here.

Perfect Flower Centers with IcingDecorating was as easy as outlining, filling, then dropping on a center.  The key is to work quickly.  If you need to make any adjustments, use a small pointed tool such as a turkey lacer or boo-boo stick to gently reposition the center.

Decorated Daisy CookiesIf you don’t have pre-made centers on hand, you can always pipe them directly onto the cookie.  Create a circle with 20-second icing, then use the tip to gently remove any air bubbles.

Daisy CookiesWhen the cookies are dry, you can dress them up any way you like.  I went with a whimsical black outline piped with a #1.5 tip.

Decorated Flower CookiesRemember, this is just one of several ways to approach decorating flower cookies.  The possibilities are as endless as your imagination.

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