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In advance: Make cookie head. Prepare
and roll out dough. Use pattern to cut out
head; with knife, cut 2 x 2 in. supports for
head. Bake and cool cookies.
Bake and cool cake. Level head area. On
cookie, use tip 3 to outline and fill in inner
ears; pat smooth. Pipe tip 12 dot eyes,
tip 3 dot nostrils, outline smile. Attach
supports to back of head with royal icing.
On cake, pipe tip 3 outline nails and tip 16
star spots. Cover remainder of cookie and
cake with tip 16 stars. Pipe tip 16 e-motion
tail. Position cookie on cake.
E-Motion works best for bottom borders or western lariats. If you need to change positions while piping a border, push in tip at the end of the ?e? and continue for a smooth look.
The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations, making the star fill-in technique a perfect option for a beginner’s project.