Anyone would be thrilled to get these cute Easter cookies in their Easter Basket…so fun to make and decorate.
WILTON Easy Decorate Easter Egg Cookie Pan with Cookie Recipe included
Royal Icing (recipe below)
WILTON Icing Colors: Rose, Lemon Yellow, Leaf Green, Royal Blue & Orange
WILTON Easter mix sprinkles
WILTON Sugars: Pink, Yellow, Lavender
WILTON Spring Nonpareils
WILTON Bunnies with Jelly Beans Icing Decorations
WILTON Sparkle Gels: Yellow, Light Blue, Light Green, Pink, White
12″ Disposable Decorating Bags
Cake Decorating Tip 3
1. Follow directions on pan for cookie recipe to repare cookie dough. Press dough into pan, bake cookies; cool completely
2. Prepare royal icing (recipe below). Divide icing and tint portions Rose, Lemon Yellow, Leaf Green, Royal Blue, and Orange; reserve some white.
3. FOR PASTEL COOKIES: Use Tip 3, cut disposable decorating bag, and use stiff consistency icing to outline cookies. Use another cut decorating bag and thinned icing to fill in areas. Add nonpareils before icing sets; allow to set 1 hour. Attach bunny icing decorations with dots of icing.
4. FOR STAINED GLASS COOKIES: Use Tip 3, cut disposable decorating bag, and use stiff consistency icing to outline cookies with lines or beads, or use sparkle gel. Sprinkle with sugars; allow to set 15 minutes. Fill in areas with sparkle gel and sprinkle with sugar; allow to set 1 hour. Attach bunny icing decorations with dots of icing.
ROYAL ICING RECIPE
Makes about 3 cups.
3 tablespoons WILTON Meringue Powder
4 cups (1 lb) sifted confectioners’ sugar
6 tablespoons water
1.Beat all ingredients at low speed for 7 to 10 minutes using a stand mixer, or high speed for 10 to 12 minutes using a portable mixer, until icing forms peaks.
2.FOR THINNED ROYAL ICING: To thin icing for filling in, add 1 teaspoon water per cup of royal icing. Use grease-free spoon, or spatula, to stir slowly. Add water, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, until icing is proper consistency.
TIP: Use a stand mixer to beat Royal Icing. It is quicker, easier and hands-free!
Find this recipe and more holiday fun at joann.com