Chocolate Cookies with Raspberry Royal Icing Recipe

Chocolate Cookies with Raspberry Royal Icing

When I get a hankering to decorate cookies, I usually reach for my favorite sugar cookie recipe and royal icing recipe. My mouth starts to water just thinking about the sugary combo! But, sometimes you just want to change things up a bit, ya know? That’s where this recipe for chocolate sugar cookies and raspberry flavored royal icing come in. If you’re… Continue

101 Essential Cookie Decorating Resources

Cookie Decorating Resources

Whether you’re just getting started in the world of cookie decorating or you’re an experienced sugar artist, the web is an endless source of information and inspiration. The key to finding the best resources is knowing where to look. To make this easy, I’ve compiled a list of 101 of my favorite cookie decorating resources. These links contain the kind of information… Continue

How To Transfer Designs Onto Cookies (Tutorial)

Royal Icing Transfers -

It all starts with a creative cookie idea that includes a design you just can’t draw freehand. Well, you don’t need to scrap the idea and you don’t need to run out and by a Kopykake projector! Believe it or not, you can simply trace your design and transfer it onto your cookie. Creative Cookier, meet The Royal Icing Transfer… 1. Print… Continue

Lessons Learned: Cover Icing While It’s Drying with Mesh Food Covers

Protect Icing with Mesh Food Covers

One of the downsides to decorating cookies with royal icing is that the cookies have to sit out while the icing dries. This provides the perfect opportunity for any little fuzzies, stringies, or whispies in the air to land smack dab in the middle of one of your works of art. Well, fear the fuzzies no more! These mesh food covers are… Continue

Lessons Learned: Keep Oil Out of Royal Icing

Oil In Royal Icing

When Callye at The Sweet Adventures of Sugarbelle says that “oil is the enemy of royal icing”, she’s not kidding! I recently learned this first hand. When I examined my Easy Cookie Press Cookies the day after decorating them and found that the icing had not set, I was cursing the Texas humidity. It had just wreaked some havoc on my Sugar Cookie… Continue