Build an edible holiday centerpiece! Decorate a cookie house for the top of the Dessert Stand ?hill?. Position cupcakes on the ?hillside? planted with cookie trees and decorated with snowmen and gingerbread boy icing decorations.
Prepare and roll out dough. Cut one 3 1/2 in. high house cookie, one medium size round cookie (using cutter from 101 piece set) and 12 mini tree cookies.
To create 2 easels for house, cut a 3 in. triangle. Cut triangle in half lengthwise. Bake and cool all cookie pieces.
Using green royal icing, pipe tip 2 zigzags on trees; sprinkle immediately with nonpareils.
Decorate house cookie with royal icing. Pipe tip 2 yellow windows and door window (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch); let dry. Outline windows and door with tip 2 in white; sprinkle immediately with nonpareils.
Pipe tip 2 zigzag wreath in green. Pipe tip 2 dot doorknob in white. Pipe tip 4 band eaves in white; attach mini candy-coated chocolates; let dry.
Attach snowmen icing decorations with royal icing on each side of door. Attach cookie easel to back of house with royal icing; let dry. Ice round cookie with royal icing and position house cookie on top.
Spatula ice cupcakes with buttercream; position trees and icing decorations on cupcakes. Position cupcakes on stand.
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Last minute order for some mysterious Christmassy cupcakes so I took this idea and it came out great! My customer loved it and gave me photos of her overjoyed nephew munchin on one of these cupcakes. Warmed my heart.