We all have tried and true recipes in our repertoire. You know what I mean – those staples you’ve made more than once, and turn out perfect every time. For me, spritz cookies are one of those recipes. Every Christmas, I press out a batch to add to cookie trays or to give as small gifts. (more…)
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It’s that time of year – that time when I am up to my nose in holiday baking. Although I bake all year round, there is just something different about gifting something sweet, baked with love. (more…)
Parchment paper is a work horse in the kitchen, and it can make your holiday baking cleaner, easier, and more fun than ever before. Check out all the ways you can use it!
It’s time again for the annual Halloween parties! We all have them – at school with the kids, theme-parties with friends, and Trick-or-Treat parties with parents waiting for the little ghosts and goblins to show up at the front door. As always, I wanted to take something that was not only delicious, but also looked great. However, busy schedules don’t always allow for long cooking and baking projects.
Check out the delicious-looking, thick roll-out sugar cookies in this picture, courtesy of the Baking Bites blog! Don’t you just want to take a bite? I know I do! I’ve found a kindred spirit in Nicole Weston, Baking Bites blogger and member of the Wilton Sweet Treat Team. (more…)
Imagine serving a platter of these cheery flowers in edible pots at your next cookout or selling them at the spring bake sale table! Cat Davis at Food, Family and Finds (and a member of the Wilton Sweet Treat Team), posted Spring Flower Pot Cakes she made using the new Wilton 7-Piece Colored Metal Garden Cookie Cutter Set and the Wilton Flower Pot Mini Cake Pan. We are smitten with the two-layer flower cookie pops and the whimsy of the striped straw bolstered by a lollipop stick as the stem. (more…)
Cookie baking is going full-steam ahead and I wanted to share my three favorite Christmas cookies techniques using colored cookie dough. The first technique, piped colored cookie dough, lets me decorate my cookies before I bake them! In the video, I explain how to thin your dough so you can easily pipe the colored cookie dough accents directly on your cut-out cookies. Second, you’ll learn how to make two-toned pinwheel cookies – parchment paper makes layering and rolling easy. Third, it’s easy to make candy cane cookies using plain and colored cookie dough by rolling dough logs together and forming them into a candy-cane shape. For all of them, I love how I can make the colored dough vibrant using Wilton Icing Colors. (more…)
The classic elegance of poinsettia makes them a Christmas season staple. Did you know you could create beautiful edible royal icing poinsettias that are perfect accents for your holiday baking? All you need is two decorating tips, a lily nail, some foil, and red and gold royal icing and you can make beautiful poinsettias. Watch our instructional video to see how easy it is to make poinsettias.
Christmas time is no doubt my favorite time of the year, but this year feels even more special because it is my first Christmas in my new home with my husband! With decorating under-way, I had just enough Christmas spirit (and courage) to offer to host the holiday this year. I am excited to have my very large family in my new home, but suddenly became weary as a first-time hostess…How am I going to pull this off?! (more…)
While traditional sugar cookies are great, sometimes you want to add a little color! In our latest video, I’ll show you how to color cookie dough easily using your mixer and some Wilton icing colors. The Icing colors tint the dough without changing the consistency of the dough, which can happen with traditional food coloring. Learn tips to ensure the intensity of your color so you don’t end up with pale cookies. (more…)
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