The Boys of Christmas Cookies
Create these busy little elves by cutting cane candy cookies and topping them with festive buttercream trims. Add pointed ears and jolly facial features. Use some of your own ideas for added fun.
Each cookie serves 1.
Cut cookies using candy cane cutter from set; bake and cool.
For Santa: Ice face area smooth. Pipe tip 9 red hat (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Add tip 2 dot and string facial features.
Pipe-in tip 2 moustache; add tip 2 swirl motion beard, sideburns, hat band and pom-pom.
For elves: Ice face area smooth. Pipe tip 352 pull out ears. Pipe tip 2 dot eyes, nose, string mouth and ball cheeks (smooth cheeks with finger).
Add tip 352 pull out leaf collar. Pipe tip 9 stripes in alternating colors on hat. Add tip 2 swirl-motion pom-pom.
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.