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Smiling Spruce Cookies

From a petite pan, a great treat grows! Use our Petite Tree Pan to bake these Smiling Spruce Cookies, which are covered with poured icing branches, then decorated with easy details and topped with a gum drop star.
Makes: Each cookie serves 1.
Skill Level: Medium

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Step 1

Prepare cookie recipe and press into Petite Tree Pan cavities. Bake and cool following pan instructions. Unmold cookies from pan and place on cooling grid over a drip pan.

Step 2

Thin green royal icing with water until it reaches pouring consistency. Cover cookies with icing; transfer to waxed paper-covered board. Let dry.

Step 3

Decorate the following in full-strength royal icing. Pipe tip 4 ball eyes in white; add tip 3 dot pupils in black. Outline and pipe in tip 2 mouth in black; add tip 2 dot tongue in red (pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Pipe tip 2 dot nose in green.

Step 4

Roll out a spice drop on a flat surface covered with granulated sugar. Cut star shape using smallest star Cut-Out. Attach to cookie with dots of icing.

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Kelly Green Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Meringue Powder

Spice Gum Drops

granulated sugar





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Cake Board

Disposable Decorating Bags

Cookie Sheet

Cooling Grid

Waxed paper

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.

Characters or designs are often outlined first, then piped in with stars or zigzags. Outlines can also be used for facial features.

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