Leaping Reindeer Cookies
This reindeer is ready to take off for his Christmas rounds. Create him using our 3-Pc. Santa and His Reindeer Cookie Cutter Set.
Each cookie serves 1.
Make cookies. Prepare dough and roll out 1/8 in. thick. Cut out using leaping reindeer cutter from set. Bake and cool.
Prepare Color Flow icing from mix. Tint light brown, dark brown, Christmas red and green; reserve some white.
Outline and fill in reindeer. Use tip 3 and full-strength light brown icing to outline cookie.
Use tip 3 and thinned light brown icing to fill in. Let dry until set.
Create facial details. Use tip 1 and full-strength dark brown icing to pipe eyes, mouth, hooves and antlers.
Use tip 1 and full-strength red icing to pipe dot nose.
Create saddle. Use tip 2 and full-strength green icing to pipe saddle.
Use tip 2 and full-strength red icing to pipe saddle accent. Pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.
Use tip 1 and full-strength white icing to pipe dots on saddle accent. Let dry until set.
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.