Category Archives: Cookies

A Tale of Two Bake Sales

The Warm-up I was conscripted into contributing to a bake sale at an event at my schul. Deep in the throes of a chest cold and sinus infection, I slammed down enough caffeine to rally around the simplest of plans, … Continue reading

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Roll Call!

Let me tell you, I had so much fun making these guys! This was my final round of gingerbread for the 2014 holidays. This time I bothered to use an actual royal icing recipe and I just loved the way … Continue reading

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Getting to Piping – 2014 Gingerbread, 2nd Pass

I finally embraced my pastry bag and got to piping and learning how to properly flood a cookie.   ¬†

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Cookies, Revisited

OK, I don’t always learn the first time. Again, I winged it with the icing recipe and used only my spatula for most of it (though details were piped). These were just themed on things some of my kid’s friends … Continue reading

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Monogram Cookies

These were part of a teacher appreciation gift at my son’s preschool. I had a lot of fun using the structure of the cookie dough itself to make a design. Since there was no way I was investing in alphabet … Continue reading

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Catching the Cookie Bug

I did these for the tot’s classroom¬†– there were the best of intentions, being whole wheat cookies and all, but it gave me a hunger to improve my game on cookie decorating. You see, I’d totally winged the icing recipe … Continue reading

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