These snuggly mitten cookies make great Christmas gifts for those who brave the cold, like mail carriers, newspaper delivery boys and crossing guards! Cut the shape using the mitten cutter from Wilton 3-Pc. Winterwear Cookie Cutter Set.
Make cookies. Prepare cookie dough and roll out following recipe directions. Use mitten cutter from set to cut shape. Bake and cool cookies.
Ice cookies. Prepare Color Flow icing. Tint portion green. Reserve some white. Use tip 3 and full-strength green icing to outline mitten. Use tip 3 and white icing to outline cuff. Use thinned green and white icing in cut disposable decorating bags to flow in icing. Let dry 24 hours.
Decorate cookies. Use tip 2 and full-strength white icing to pipe outline and dot snowflake design. Use brush to brush piping gel on cuff. Sprinkle with white sugar.
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.