Are you looking for ways to take your decorated sugar cookies from good to great? Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced cookie decorator, here are six tips that will help you turn out the best-looking and most delicious sugar cookies. From mastering basic techniques like using cookie cutters and royal icing, to taking cookie decorating classes and experimenting with new ingredients, these tips will have your decorations standing out in any crowd. So, grab your supplies, preheat the oven, and let’s get started.
- Experiment with different types of icing, such as royal icing, buttercream, and cream cheese icing.
- Incorporate fun mix-ins like sprinkles, chocolate chips, or chopped nuts.
- If you want a more flavorful cookie, you can try adding flavor extracts like strawberry, raspberry or almond extract to the batter. You can also add a sprinkle of cinnamon on top of the cookie before baking. This will add a subtle spice flavor to the cookies that will make them stand out.
- Incorporate different colors in your icing. Try a classic two-tone look, or have fun and use multiple colors. You can use the coolors app to help you choose a color palette for your designs.
- Get creative with your toppings. Try adding crushed candy canes, mini marshmallows, or toasted coconut flakes. These tasty items can add a fun look and taste to your designs.
- Invest in cookie decorating classes to learn new skills and improve the skills that you already have.