Decorate boy with hat. Use green icing and round tip to cover a quarter of the sugar cookie?s ?head.? Add a dot of red icing on top and a line of red below it to create the bill of the hat. Pipe smile and eyes below it, then pipe 3 green buttons and add dots of red on top of each. Pipe red line followed by green and then red to create pants and shirt cuffs.
Decorate boy with Mohawk. Use red icing and round tip to pipe 5 spikes of ?hair.? Pipe eyes and mouth.
Decorate girl. Use red icing to pipe hair. Add eyes and mouth. Use red icing and round tip to pipe circles and cover dress area. Use green icing to pipe trim around collar, sleeves and hem.
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.
One of the most popular techniques, stars come in a range of sizes and styles. Experiment with open and closed stars for variation in look. The star technique is timeless and can be used as a classic border or as a stunning fill-in for the top of a dessert.