Everything you need to make the holidays bright under one tree. Cookie cut out tree topped with candy star and surrounded by candy presents dusted with White, Silver and Gold Pearl Dust. An illuminated centerpiece that will catch the eyes of all your guests.
In advance: Make cookies. Prepare and roll out dough. For each treat, make 1 full tree, 1 half-tree easel support (cut tree in half vertically before baking) and 1 circle using 6 in. Cake Circle as a pattern. Bake and cool cookies.
Ice full tree cookies.
Outline trees using tip 3 and full-strength royal icing;
fill in with thinned icing. Let dry.
Make dot ornaments. Using thinned royal icing, pipe tip 3 dots, 3/8 in. diameter, on waxed paper-covered board. Make 11 for each tree. Let dry; brush with Pearl Dust.
Mold candies. Tint portion of melted white candy gray using black candy color. For each treat, make 1 star and 10-15 gifts; use painting or piping method for bow and ribbons. Chill until firm. Brush bow and ribbons with Pearl Dust.
Assemble treats. Attach half-tree support to back of full tree using melted candy; let set. Attach star and ornaments using royal icing; let set. Spatula ice round cookie. Stand tree in center and position candy gifts.