Tin soldiers are a staple for Christmas decorating, and these cute Toy Soldier Holiday Cookies are sure to be a well-loved addition to your holiday cookie plate. Made using a common bell cookie cutter, these little toy soldier cookies feature very easy decorating techniques, making these a simple and fun project for decorators of all skill levels. Use royal icing to create your decorations and to help insure that your cookies won’t get smudged during transportation. Simple enough to create a whole army of soldiers, these Toy Soldier Holiday Cookies are sure to become a holiday favorite for years to come.
Prepare and roll out dough. Cut cookies
using bell cutter from set. Use knife to
cut off clapper; bake and cool.
Outline top of hat with tip
3; fill in with tip 13 stars. Outline and
pipe in hat band with tip 5 (pat smooth
with fingertip dipped in cornstarch). Use
tip 102 to pipe curved brim. Pipe center
fleurs de lis with tip 5 beads and a top
dot. Add tip 2 facial features and tip 3
*Combine Christmas Red with Red-Red for
Combine Golden Yellow with Lemon
Yellow for yellow shown.
The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the star tip make ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Because fill in requires so much piping from the same bag, keep replenishing icing in bag.