Everyone decorates their Christmas tree differently, and with this Festive Forest of Christmas Tree Cookies arrangement, you can showcase a whole collection of cute Christmas tree designs! Using a combination of icing, sprinkles and sugars, these whimsical Christmas cookies are great for gift-giving, or can be arranged on your holiday table for a fun and clever centerpiece that guests will love. Stand your cookies up in granulated sugar to make it look like they're in a forest of snow! A cute and simple cookie decorating idea that's sure to make your spirits bright, these festive holiday cookies will get you in the holiday spirit in no time!
For nonpareil tree, cover with tip 13 stars; sprinkle on nonpareils.
trees with color flow backgrounds, outline with tip 2 and full-strength icing; flow
in with thinned icing (stars and tree trunks should also be done now with color
flow). For versions with flow-in decorations, before background icing has set, use
tip 2 to pipe on full-strength color flow polka dots (use assorted colors and sizes),
horizontal lines (alternate colors) or zigzags (use 2 colors and swirl with a
Your decorations will sink and blend right into the background! Let
color flow trees dry overnight before adding decorations in royal or color flow
We show tip 2 lattice, tip 2 garland, tip 13 stars, tip 1 dots, outlines,
starbursts and spirals. Stars and tree trunks can be decorated using tip 2, 3 or 13
icing zigzags or tip 2 to outline and fill in (pat smooth with finger dipped in
Attach easel to cookie back with royal icing.
*Combine Kelly Green with Leaf Green for green shades shown. Combine Christmas Red with
Red-Red for red shown. Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown. Combine
Brown with Red-Red for brown shown
The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the star tip make ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Because fill in requires so much piping from the same bag, keep replenishing icing in bag.