Christmas Cookie Decorating 101

Many bakers ask for tips and instructions on decorating cookies. Well, this is a difficult task because there are so many ways to decorate cookies as there are cookies! Here are some guidelines for beginners and experienced bakers to help generate their own ideas to decorate the kitchen. Before baking cookies can be decorated with materials that resist the heat of cooking. Some things that you can place your cookies before baking are: colored sugars or natural sugars such as pearl sugar-levers, no pareils, silver and gold coated, and sprinkle with raisins and other dried fruits, such as cranberries-nuts These items can be placed in the top of almost any cookie to dress it a bit and make it look more festive. Paint a masterpiece You can also paint your cookies before cooking. Make an edible food paint an egg yolk mixed with a few drops of food coloring and paint the cookies with a clean paintbrush. The paint dry while baking and give the cookie a colorful, the appearance of glass. This is a fun activity for kids! .