In the Sleigh Santa Cookies
The big man is red is all ready for his sleigh ride around the world. Create these cookies using our 3-Pc. Santa and His Reindeer Cookie Cutter Set. They?re perfect to leave for Santa or to give as holiday gifts.
Each cookie serves 1.
Make cookies. Prepare dough and roll out 1/8 in. thick. Cut out using Santa cutter from set. Bake and cool.
Prepare Color Flow icing from mix. Tint copper (for light skin tone shown), red, black, gray and green; reserve some white.
Outline and fill in.
Use tip 3 and full-strength copper icing to outline face. Use tip 3 and thinned copper icing to fill in.
Use tip 3 and full-strength red icing to outline hat, coat and body of sleigh. Use tip 3 and thinned red icing to fill in.
Use tip 3 and full-strength gray icing to outline sleigh blade. Use tip 3 and thinned gray icing to fill in. Let dry until set.
Decorate Santa. For glove, use tip 3 and full-strength black icing to outline and fill in. Pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.
For face details, use tip 1 and full-strength black icing to pipe eyes. Use tip 1 and full-strength red icing to pipe mouth.
For hat, use tip 2 and full-strength white icing to pipe coat ruffle, cuff, beard, mustache and hatband; pipe dot pompom.
Decorate sleigh. Use tip 5 and full-strength white icing to pipe top rim of sleigh.
Use tip 1 and full-strength white icing to pipe scrollwork on sleigh.
Use tip 349 and full-strength green icing to pipe leaves.
Use tip 2 and full-strength red icing to pipe dot berries.
A variety of leaves will help give your cakes a more realistic garden feel. Add piping gel to your icing to help keep your leaves from breaking.
Pipe dots for flower centers, faces, figure piping and border effects. When making large dots, lift the tip as you squeeze to allow icing to fill out completely.