Friday, December 17, 2010

I told you...

I told you I would make these cookies....

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Then I couldn't find a snowglobe cookie cutter and I couldn't find any snowflake sprinkles... I finally found the snowflakes... and decided to make my own snowglobe cookie cutter! It really ended up being quite simple... just take a circle cookie cutter and bend it in 4 places to make a base. The top sort of adjusts itself, so it's easy to get the right shape!

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I used my favorite sugar cookie recipe, though you can't fit too many on a cookie sheet!

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Of course, the best part for Ellie was watching them bake. She just parked herself in front of the oven for a while!

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Looking good, Mom!

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The baked cookies...

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This year I did something different than I've ever done before... I put my frosting in bottles instead of in decorator's bags. It was a great way to decorate quickly! I will definitely use this idea again if I'm working with color flow frosting!

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One step at a time... first the base of the snowglobe, frosted and sugared immediately.

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Then the top of the snowglobe, complete with gingerbread men, snowflakes, and course sugar snow!

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Finish it off with some white frosting and non pareil snow and you have a very fun cookie!!

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They were very fun to make, and pretty darn cute, too!!

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4 comments:

The Manic Crafter said...

And...if you turn it sideways you can make FISH cookies! That's what they look like on the cookie sheet.

Jaime said...

I love them! Great job! I've gotten hooked on a bunch of cookie blogs and have bought all the supplies to decorate (the "real" way) with good frosting and such. I can't wait. I can't promise they'll be as awesome as yours, but they'll be fun! :-)

Melanie said...

Those look wicked awesome, good job!!

♫ christine said...

great idea! so cute! i'm trying to find my inner martha.... somewhere... somewhere... it's in there... somewhere!