Cookie Decorating Techniques
Cookie decorating techniques are always interesting to learn but can sometimes be frustrating without the right tutorial.
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The first thing to remember is what Author Pepper Blair said:
Take it slow and enjoy the journey. The second thing is icing consistency. Learn about that on Royal Icing Flooding.
If you read my page, How to Make Professional Cookies, that was only half of what it takes.
This is the other half. Of course, no great masterpiece is built on anything less than a perfect foundation. Make sure to have the right recipe here on the Best Sugar Cookies page.
Here are some cookie decorating techniques and sugar cookie decorating ideas. Click on the links below for a detailed page on each.
The ones without links I am in the process of writing.
Naturally, this page will be an ever-evolving project, so tune in often.
Which one is best? To see the one I use and am happy with, just click on the cookie projector link right above. I go into detail about the pros and cons for you.
I’ve been a calligrapher for well over 35 years but still love my Pico projector. You can trace pictures with it too! This is a link to the cookie projector I purchased three years ago. It has served me well. I would be lost without it.
*Update: It's now been 4 years that I've been using it and it still amazes me.
What are they? Why do you need them? Troubleshooting and where you can purchase them for cheap!
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Next, you count the little squares and place dots in the respective squares to form your cross-stitch pattern. Though this takes time, it is well worth the effort!
Guess what? I thought up a great idea so it's much easier. (The link for the cross-stitch cookie will come as soon as possible).
Here's a link to a 10-method comparison for PYO Cookie Palettes. I created an in-depth video that shows them step-by-step and side-by-side!
Have any techniques you have done that you are especially proud of? Share your photo/s in this comment box and tell us about them. We would love to see your inspiration. (Please do NOT post any copyrighted or trademarked items, i.e. Disney, NFL, etc. Thanks!).
Would you like to know more about decorating sugar cookies with buttercream?
I teach almost solely on royal icing. Although I cover other mediums it is not discussed in great detail here.
Some artists do a fantastic job with buttercream. Leah, at buttercreamparties.com, is one of those gals.
Are there any other techniques you would like to learn? Drop your suggestions in this comment box.
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Now that you have some different mediums to decorate with, it's time to see what design each kind of piping tip lays out. This gives you even more advanced practice to being a master cookie artist.
So now that you have the cookie decorating techniques, let's learn about the icing tips with couplers here: Royal Icing Tips
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