These dog-shaped cookies are definitely something to bark about! Perfect for themed birthdays or to give as homemade gifts to dog lovers, the cookies get their shape from the Wilton 4-Pc. Pet Cookie Cutter Set.
Make cookies. Prepare and roll out cookie dough following recipe directions. Use dog cutter from set to cut shape. Bake and cool completely.
Outline cookies. Prepare Color Flow icing following recipe directions. Tint portions brown and black; reserve remaining white. Use tip 2 and full-strength brown icing to outline cookie and pipe back leg and toes. Let dry 1 to 2 hours.
Decorate cookies. Use thinned white icing in cut parchment bag to flow in. Let dry 24 hours.
Use thinned brown icing in cut parchment bag to pipe ears and spots. Use tip 3 and full-strength black icing to pipe dot eye and nose. Use tip 2 and full-strength black icing to pipe outline mouth. Let dry 1 to 2 hours.
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.