Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Cookie Decorating Essentials . . . Works for Me Wednesday

Although I've blogged about all of these things separately, I've never put them all in one post. Duh.

So, thank you to those of you who have emailed to ask for a list of essentials for new cookie decorators.

Here it is, all in one place...click on the links for the original post and more info.

Just the Basics, Ma'am
{cookie decorating essentials}

1. disposable icing bags
{photo credit: amazon}

2. icing tips: #1 & #3 tips (2 each), #2 tips (3) 

3. couplers: 5

4. squeeze bottles: 8 ounce (3), 16 ounce (2)

5. toothpicks: lots!

6. twist ties
{photo credit: Layer Cake Shop

7. AmeriColor Gel/Paste food colorings: 
here are my favorites...and don't forget white!

8. meringue powder

That should be enough to get you started! Of course, once you start, you'll want MORE! ;) Don't say I didn't warn you.

Need recipes?  Here ya go:
My go-to sugar cookie for decorating
Royal icing...recipe and FAQs
{printable versions of both recipes}

Alright....who's making cookies this week?

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