Category: Cookies

If your Christmas cookie looked at you funny…

FYI, I just made a blog post about eye placement on snowmen cookies, and they happen to be the cookies I brought to the Capital Confectioners holiday party, so you all ate these crazy things. 🙂 The Subtleties of Eye Placement


February 16, 2012 0

Quick Bites: Ice Cream, Or Not

Nothing beats the Austin heat quite like a serving of ice cream. But which of these are real ice cream and which aren’t? Use the heat to pretend your ice cream has melted with these Melted Ice Cream Cupcakes by Confessions of a Cookbook Queen. Make these Twix Ice Cream Pie Cups by Dollhouse Bake…
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September 9, 2011 0

Quick Bites: She Sells Sea Sugar By the Seashore

Summer may be wrapping up for some but it’s still hot as blazes here in Austin, so enjoy these refreshing beach/summer-themed treats and projects! Got some clean sand molds but no sand? Make marshmallow sea creatures with help from Hungry Happenings, who also has this great tutorial and recipe on making Starfish S’Mores. Feeling crabby?…
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August 30, 2011 0

Attention Cookiers!

The team behind the Austin cake and sugar arts show (That Takes the Cake!), one of the nation’s largest confections shows, knows that cookie decorating is a hot topic these days and we’d like to include more cookie stuff in the 2012 and future shows (our show is the last weekend of February every year).…
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August 20, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Construction Goodies

It’s a safe bet if you read this blog with any regularity that you either bake or want to. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, the time will come when you need to ship something, present something, or dress something up. You could spend a fortune on pre-made items, or you could read the…
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August 12, 2011 1

Quick Bites: Random Fun Again

Still recovering from gummy class and Day of Sharing so apologies for the lack of posts. Here are some cool things I’ve found recently: Bundles of Cookies shares her tips on making Pinwheel Cookies (via CraftGossip). Sweetopia has a nice guide to making logo cookies, but that’s not best part of that page. Check out…
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July 28, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Harry Potter

In case you haven’t heard, there’s some kind of movie coming out today. Something about a hirsute boy wizard with a thing for ceramics and fermented dairy products. Wait, I’m confused… In other words, today’s Quick Bites are all about the butterbeer, snitches, chocolate frogs, and other Potter goodies! If there was an award for…
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July 15, 2011 1

Clever Cookie Cutters

Check out what I found on Kickstarter last night: tessellating cookie cutters! Cookie Connections – Clever Cookie Cutters Cut Clever Cookies Don’t those look awesome? And the pledge rewards are ridiculously low-priced! I want this guy to succeed (no I don’t know him or anything, I just think these are way cool), so I pledged…
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July 12, 2011 3

National Sugar Cookie Day

Today is, apparently, National Sugar Cookie Day. I have a zillion great cookie links piled up to share on a Quick Bites post, but need to spend my day in the kitchen prepping for my gummy demo for tomorrow’s Day of Sharing. So to those legions of you reading (which will inevitably be lessened today…
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July 9, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Things I Found Today

Not much time for online stuff as we volunteers prep for Day of Sharing, but I happened upon these great links today so I’ll throw ’em together and call it a post! Sweet Sugarbelle has posted more how-tos and videos about outlining and filling cookies with royal icing. Crafty Penguin has a detailed tutorial on…
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July 6, 2011 1