Springtime Butterfly Sensational Cookies
These springtime-designed butterfly cookies are perfect for Easter basket treats and spring celebrations!
Each cookie serves 1.
Roll out dough. Using Easter Colored Metal Cutter Set, cut out cookies. Bake and cool.
Outline using tip 4 and lemon yellow royal icing. Flow in with thinned royal icing using a cut parchment bag. Let dry overnight.
Using tip 3 and rose royal icing pipe outlines. Pipe tip 5 elongated dots in violet royal icing for butterfly body. Add tip 3 rose royal icing dot and string eyes, mouth and antennae.
Combine violet with a touch of rose for violet shade shown.
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.