Boy In Britches Holiday Pan Cookies
Add this happy holiday guy to your cookie gift assortments! He?s easy to make using the 12-Cavity Gingerbread and Candy Cookie Pan and royal icing.
Each cookie serves 1.
Make cookies. Prepare dough and press into pan cavities filling 2/3 full. Bake and cool following recipe directions.
Prepare royal icing. Tint portions brown, green, red and rose; reserve some white.
Outline and pipe in cookies. Use tip 3 and full-strength brown icing to outline cookie; let dry until set.
Use thinned brown icing in cut decorating bag to pipe in cookie; let dry until set.
Make shorts. Use tip 3 and full-strength green icing to outline shorts and suspenders; let dry until set.
Use thinned green icing in cut decorating bag to pipe in shorts; let dry until set.
Make trims. Use tip 3 and full-strength white icing to pipe outline mouth, dot eyes and zigzag sleeves. Smooth eyes with finger dipped in cornstarch.
Use tip 3 and full-strength rose icing to pipe dot cheeks; pat smooth with finger.
Use tip 3 and full-strength red icing to pipe dot buttons; pat smooth with finger.
The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake—they look great!
Perfect for classic borders or cloudlike decorations, dots are a versatile technique that can be piped in a range of sizes. The dot technique can be used as a simple border for cakes and cookies, as well as for icing cupcakes or piping meringues.