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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 1 teaspoon your flavoring of choice. I...

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  • How to Make Chocolate Royal Icing

    How to Make Chocolate Royal Icing

    Dreams do come true! There IS a way to get chocolate flavored royal icing for your cookies, but it takes a little trial and error. So we spent some quality (and chocolatey) time in our test kitchen to find out...

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  • How To Color Royal Icing

    How To Color Royal Icing

    Royal icing (sometimes abbreviated to RI) is one specific type of icing that's used for cookies. What makes it different than buttercream or "frosting" is that royal icing hardens as it dries, so the people delighting in your cookies will...

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  • How to Freeze Cookies

    How to Freeze Cookies

    Yes, you can freeze cookies! However, it's important that you freeze them at the right stage of baking and icing, and know how to properly defrost them. Always experiment first. Your freezer or cookie recipe may vary from the ones...

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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 doubles...

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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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  • 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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