How To Make Colorful Candy Eyes

How To Make Colorful Candy Eyes -

Halloween is a holiday filled with lots of sweet treats touting googly eyes… mummies, spiders, monsters, witches… you get the idea. Popular options when making these treats include purchasing ready-made candy eyeballs and making your own royal icing eyeballs. But what if you don’t want to shell out the dough for premade candy eyes (or in my case, what if the shelves have… 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