Here?s a treat that really rocks! Make this 3-D treat cutting 2 horse cookies and sandwiching them together with Royal Icing. Give them an animated looks with Royal Icing features and top with make-ahead Royal Icing antlers.
One day in advance: On waxed paper-covered board, using royal icing, pipe a pair of tip 3 antlers in dark brown for each horse cookie; let dry overnight.
Prepare dough recipe; roll out dough. Using horse cutter from set, cut 2 cookies for each treat. Using knife, cut one 1 in. square and two 1 x 1 1/2 in. rectangle cookies for each treat. Bake and cool.
Decorate front of one horse cookie and back of another. Using royal icing, pipe tip 12 band runner. Overpipe tip 2 red outline stripes.
Outline and pipe in reindeer with tip 10 in light brown. Add tip 2 hooves and dot eye in dark brown, tip 3 dot tail and pull-out ears in light brown.
Pipe tip 3 band bridle and harness in green; add tip 2 red dots. Attach antlers with royal icing.
Assemble candy holder. Attach long edges of two rectangle cookies and one square cookie to form a "U" shape on back of one decorated cookie, forming candy holder.
Attach with royal icing; let set. Attach other decorated cookie on top; let set. Attach antlers with royal icing.
Fill holder with candy-coated chocolates.
Note: Combine Red-Red and Christmas Red for red shade shown.
You can make this cookie quicker than you can say, ?ho, ho, ho!? Use the petite Christmas Pan shape for head, cover with thinned royal icing and decorate with mini-twist pretzel antlers. Add a signature red nose and he?s good to take holiday flight!
This jolly old fellow is sparking a flurry of holiday activity. Make Santa using our Stand-Up Snowman and Mini Egg Pans and use included patterns to cut gingerbread cookie sleigh and reindeers. Wonderful centerpiece or cookie exchange gift.