Valentine’s Day Mailbox Cookies on Facebook Live!

In case you missed my live tutorial on how to construct this Valentine’s Day cookie mailbox filled with love notes that I created in partnership with Domino Sugar and C&H Sugar, you can watch the full video here on my Facebook page! Scroll down for the box templates.

Right click on the templates to save them to your computer and print them out. You’ll need 2 Front Pieces, 2 Sides, and 1 Bottom.

Royal Icing Recipe: https://www.dominosugar.com/recipe/royal-icing-meringue-powder

Classic Sugar Cookie Recipe: https://www.dominosugar.com/recipe/classic-sugar-cookies

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Hot Chocolate Cookies with Domino Sugar and C&H Sugar!

Happy National Hot Chocolate Day! To celebrate, I partnered with Domino Sugar and C&H Sugar to create these rosy-cheeked mug cookies. Want to make your own? Scroll down for supplies and instructions.

Supplies:

  • Chocolate Sugar Cookie Recipe: https://www.dominosugar.com/recipe/chocolate-sugar-cookies
  • Royal Icing Recipe:  https://www.dominosugar.com/recipe/royal-icing-meringue-powder
  • Mug templates (below)

  • Paring knife to cut cookies
  • 15-second count royal icing in light blue, light purple, white, and black (test the consistency by taking a spoonful of icing out of the bowl and dropping it back in. It should take about 15 seconds for the icing to be completely smooth)
  • Soft peak royal icing in light blue, bright pink, teal, and white
  • 12” decorating bags
  • Decorating tip numbers 1, 2, and 3 with couplers
  • Toothpick
  • Edible pink color dust
  • Black edible ink marker
  • Decorator brush

Instructions

  • From a chilled sheet of chocolate sugar cookie dough using the mug templates as a guide, cut the cookies with a paring knife. Bake and cool the cookies according to the recipe instructions.
  • Ice one mug with light blue 15-second count royal icing and a decorating tip 3. Use a toothpick to evenly distribute the icing. Add reflections with white 15-second count royal icing and a decorating tip 1. Repeat the process on the other mug cookie with light purple 15-second count royal icing. Allow the icing to dry about 1 hour.
  • Ice the whipped cream dollop and marshmallows with white 15-second count royal icing and a decorating tip 2. Use the toothpick to help shape the icing. Allow the icing to dry 6 to 8 hours.
  • Add eyes with white 15-second count royal icing and a decorating tip 1. Use the toothpick to help shape the icing. Immediately pipe pupils with black 15-second count royal icing and a decorating tip 1, then add reflections in the eyes by placing a small amount of white 15-second count royal icing with the toothpick on each one.
  • Pipe a mouth with black 15-second count royal icing and a decorating tip 1. Shape the icing with the toothpick.
  • Pipe an outline around the whipped cream dollop and marshmallows with light blue soft peak royal icing and a decorating tip 1. Draw a face with a black edible ink marker.
  • Draw eyebrows and eyelashes on the mugs with the black edible ink marker.
  • Apply edible pink color dust with a decorator brush to create rosy cheeks.
  • Add scarves with pink and teal soft peak royal icing and a decorating tip 1. Create a knit fabric effect by piping a series of wavy lines and tassels.
  • Pipe snowflakes on the scarves with white soft peak royal icing and a decorating tip 1.

Right click on the templates to save them to your computer and print them out. 

This post is sponsored by Domino Sugar and C&H Sugar.

Jane.com Giveaway!

Florals aren’t just for spring. These cookies were inspired by some of the gorgeous floral prints from Jane.com! Give your wardrobe a refresh with their Ultimate Wardrobe giveaway: jane.com/ultimatewardrobe. Don’t know Jane? You’re in luck! Jane offers flash sales of women’s clothing, home décor and children’s items, all curated by the Jane team from boutiques across the country. Scroll down for the tutorial and supply list to make your own floral-inspired cookies!

Here’s what you’ll need to make these floral cookies:

Instructions:

  1. Bake and cool cookies according to recipe instructions.
  2. Ice dress cookie with navy blue flood consistency royal icing and a decorating tip 2.
  3. Use a scribe tool to evenly distribute the icing.
  4. Add light pink ovals with flood consistency royal icing and a decorating tip 2.
  5. Add swirls of dark pink flood consistency royal icing with a decorating tip 1.
  6. Use the scribe tool to shape the icing into roses.
  7. Add light green leaves with flood consistency royal icing and a decorating tip 1.
  8. Use the scribe tool to drag the icing into the shape of a leaf.
  9. Add a small dot of dark green flood consistency royal icing and a decorating tip 1.
  10. Repeat the process with the sleeves.
  11. Allow the icing to dry completely.
  12. Mix pink pearl dust, activated charcoal, and green food coloring with a few drops of vodka or any flavor extract, such as vanilla, lemon, or almond. Combine the pink and green color with a small amount of the activated charcoal to create antiqued shades.
  13. Paint the roses and leaves with a brush to add shading.
  14. Add pleats and folds to the skirt with the activated charcoal paint.
  15. Repeat the process on the heart shaped and round cookies.
  16. Allow the icing to dry completely.
  17. Pipe a bead border with white stiff consistency royal icing and a decorating tip 3.

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Food Emoji Cookies!

Food emojis are just the cutest and I think they’re even cuter in cookie form. This video is a time-lapse, sped up 6x, because it would have ended up being an hour long at normal speed! I didn’t include instructions in the video since each one is made basically the same way: Ice the base layer with flood consistency royal icing, let it dry, then paint details with food coloring mixed with vodka (you can use any flavor liquid extract instead). All of the cookies were cut by hand using paper templates. It was a lot of work, but I’m thrilled with how these turned out. Scroll down for the video!

Here’s what you’ll need to make these Food Emoji Cookies:

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