Make cookies. Prepare and roll out dough. Use pattern to cut one hat. Use
cutter from set to cut five gifts. Bake and cool cookies.
Ice gifts smooth. Use tip 3 to outline
and fill in ribbon and bows (pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Use melted
candy to attach two lollipop sticks to back of hat, leaving 2 in. extended. Let set.
Bake and cool cake. Trim skirt and face areas flat; ice smooth. Ice cake sides and
background areas smooth in blue. Outline all details with tip 3. Insert hat. Outline eyes;
outline and fi ll in nose, mouth and belt; pat smooth. Cover hat, suit, gloves, boots and
face with tip 16 stars. Pipe tip 16 rosettes and curls for beard and trims. Using tip 16,
pipe outline mustache and eyebrows. Pipe tip 18 star bottom border. Position gifts.