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.
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.
Thin green royal icing with water until it reaches pouring consistency. Cover cookies with icing; transfer to waxed paper-covered board. Let dry.
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.
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.
Ready to decorate the tree? Bake tree cookies in the Petite Christmas Tree Pan, cover in thinned royal icing. Add the trim of Jumbo Rainbow Nonpareils Sprinkle Decorations. Top the tree with a yellow icing star.
This Christmas tree creation comes to life with individual tree cookies attached to a sugar cone with melted candy. Just top with a star cookie sprinkled with sugar for the finishing touch. Kids of all ages with love making this treat.