Recipes and Tutorials

Sugar Cookie Recipe

Sugar Cookie Recipe

Here's my favorite sugar cookie recipe!  2 cups granulated sugar 2 Cups (4 sticks) salted butter, softened 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla zest of one large, or two small, lemons (optional - but awesome!) 6 cups flour Using a...

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Royal Icing Recipe

Royal Icing Recipe

This is my all time favorite royal icing recipe! This recipe uses 2 lbs of confectioners sugar - but you mix in 1lb at a time. If you buy a 2lb bag just eyeball half the bag. This recipe also...

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Airbrushing Basics!

Airbrushing Basics!

Have a Cookie Countess Airbrush machine, or thinking about buying one? The videos below of lots of great info!   Visit and subscribe to The Cookie Countess YouTube channel!   The below video shows our 2017 system, with the moisture trap, and...

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Tipless bags! What's the deal?

Tipless bags! What's the deal?

"Tipless" piping bags are a recent trend in cookie decorating that is here to stay! But what are they? Basically they are a thin, disposable pastry bag that has very little seam, and a finished point, so you are able to...

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How to use Sweet Stamps!

How to use Sweet Stamps!

Curious about our new product Sweet Stamp? It's never been easier and prettier to apply personalized messages to your cookies, cakes or cupcake toppers. With SWEET STAMP by AmyCakes you can easily emboss your message or name then paint. No...

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Cleaning and Troubleshooting Your Airbrush Gun

Cleaning and Troubleshooting Your Airbrush Gun

You made a great decision in purchasing a Cookie Countess airbrush system! For a full User Guide and Troubleshooting Guide, visit this page! This video will explain how to set-up and operate your system, as well as cleaning and troubleshooting...

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Mixing airbrush colors!

Mixing airbrush colors!

Mixing Airbrush colors? Sure! Why not!! Be experimental! Here are some ideas on how to achieve some awesome colors!! And what's a "part"? Well remember those annoying fractions from elementary school? Just think of it that way. Parts to a...

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How to Pack PYO Cookies & Palettes

How to Pack PYO Cookies & Palettes

One of the questions we get asked a lot at The Cookie Countess, is how to best package Paint Your Own (PYO) cookies with our ready made paint palettes. Well, we have the answer! We sell a few products that...

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Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Here's my favorite chocolate cookie recipe! 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 3/4 cup salted butter, softened 1/4 cup dark corn syrup 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2/3 cup cocoa powder - try Genie's Dream Cocoa No 3 Ultra!  1/4 teaspoon baking powder...

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Sugar Stamp Meringue Recipe

Sugar Stamp Meringue Recipe

Selected your Sugar Stamp? It's time to whisk, bake and enjoy the result! Just 3 household ingredients and a few simple steps. Ingredients (conversions are in parenthesis) 4 egg whites (approximately 125 grams / 4.4 ounces) 250 grams sugar (1 and...

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