Cookie Recipes

Funfetti Cake Cookies

These addictively delicious funfetti cake cookies just might be the easiest cookies you'll ever make! For step-by-step directions visit Funfetti Cake Cookies Ingredients 1 Box of Classic White Cake Mix 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 2 Large Eggs 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil 1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1/4 Teaspoon LorAnn’s Butter Sweet Dough Bakery Emulsion 1-1/4 Cup Sprinkles Directions Mix the cake mix and baking powder in a large bowl. In another bowl, combine the eggs, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, and buttery sweet dough emulsion. (You can replace the buttery sweet dough flavoring with another 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract.) Add the…
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2012’s Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite’s Valentine’s Day Raspberry and Rose Crème Brûlée

2012’s Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite’s Valentine’s Day Raspberry and Rose Crème Brûlée I think Crème Brûlée has to be one of the most romantic things you could possibly bake. Breaking through that caramelised sugar crust, and plunging into the set custard is nothing short of lovely, and if you served this to your valentine, I can guarantee that they'll be around for more a year later. My rose and raspberry version is so delicious, that it would stop even cupid in his tracks Ingredients - Serves 2About 10 raspberries 250ml whole milk 50g caster sugar1/2tsp rose water…
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Milk gelatin recipe for encapsulated art

Recipe for gelatin milk: 1 cups of half and half (coffee creamer) 3 tbs. white sugar 1 tbs. Blossoms By Angelica™ gelatin powder 1/4 cup of cold water Directions: 1. hydrate the gelatin powder in the 1/4 cup of water and set aside for 5 minutes 2. heat the cup of half and half in the microwave for 2 minutes 3. mix in the sugar and mix until well dissolved 4 add the hydrated gelatin and mix to melt. 5. invert in different containers to mix colors, if you feel that the milk mixture is to transparent add 1 tsp…
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Clear gelatin recipe

Gelatin Art Tools - don't forget to purchase the basic gelatin art tools to help you get started! Recipe for Transparent gelatin: 3 cups hot water 1 cups cold water 3 tablespoons Blossoms By Angelica™ super clear gelatin powder 2 cups white sugar or (Truvia) to taste. 1 teaspoon citric acid 1 tsp. of Blossoms By Angelica™ clear flavoring Directions: 1. Hydrate "bloom" the gelatin with the cup of cold water and stir to incorporate the whole entire gelatin powder very gently. Let stand for 5 min. 2. While the 3 cups of hot water still boiling. 3. Mix the…
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Sweet Dreams Cream Cheese Icing

SWEET DREAMS BASIC CREAM CHEESE BUTTERCREAM Yield: approx. 10 cups FULL RECIPE FULL RECIPE 1 lb. softened, unsalted butter ½ cup heavy cream, very warm (can use whole milk if necessary) 1 lb. full fat cream cheese 1 tsp. sea salt 4 lbs. confectioner’s sugar 4 teaspoons lemon juice NOTE: YOU WILL BE SCALING THE INGREDIENTS FOR THIS RECIPE   Scale butter and cream cheese into bowl of 6 quart mixer fitted with ; Whip together starting on 1 and increasing speed to 5 until well ; Scrape down. Scale 2 lbs. Of sugar into a separate bowl and add…
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Cookie Recipes

Macarons

This recipe has been slightly modified from the book of "Macarons" by Cecile Cannone. 2 3/4 cups almond flour 2 3/4 cups confectioners sugar 1 cup egg whites ( I used the liquid egg whites in carton, but I am sure fresh would have worked better) Egg whites- recommended to be at room temp. pinch of salt 2 tsp of meringue powder (if humid) 3/4 cup superfine sugar Food color of choice- optional Preheat oven: 300 F  Prepare cookie sheets: Double lined cookie sheets with a parchment paper on top. ; Sift and combine almond flour and confectioner sugar (remove any large…
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How To Make Your Own Sprinkles

I’m excited to share with you an unbelievably easy way to make sprinkles at home. Not only is this a fun do-it-yourself kitchen project, but it’s a great way to save a trip to the store when you don’t have sprinkles on hand. All you need to make sprinkles at home is royal icing made from your favorite royal icing recipe, gel food coloring, piping bags, couplers, and #2 piping tips, wax paper, and a sharp knife. For step-by-step directions, check out How To Make Sprinkles at Home.   For more creative sweets made simple, visit or stay connected on Facebook,…
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Brown Sugar and Spice (and everything nice) Cut-out Cookies

It's seems only fitting that the day I was making sugar & spice (and everything nice) cookies, my sister would call to tell me that she's expecting a GIRL!!! I have one boy; she has three, so look out, little see lots of tutus, polka dots, and hair bows in your future.  FINALLY, we can shop in the girls' section at Target!!!{ (more…)
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Icing & Frosting Recipes

My Favorite Royal Icing

There is one thing every cookier needs in their arsenal… a favorite royal icing recipe. The recipe I’m sharing with you is my favorite because it is not only yummy (of course!) but it is the perfect texture. There’s a not-so-secret ingredient that allows the icing to harden enough for stacking and shipping while remaining soft on the inside. No more biting into a beautifully decorated cookie and cringing because the icing is rock hard! After trying several recipes for classic royal icing, I came across Sweet P’s recipe for Royal Glaze, a cross between royal icing and glaze. I…
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cut-out Cookies…and a very special birthday!

I've talked before about how my very favorite part of blogging is something that I never, ever expected.  I always thought the sugar would be the highlight of blogging, but 's the people I've had the pleasure to leads me to Jessica from the blog, How Sweet It Is. Jessica is having a milestone birthday THIRTY!!!{ (more…)
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White Velet Cake

White Velvet Cake Makes 7 1/2 cups batter, enough for two full 8" rounds or one 9x13" sheet. 1 box Pillsbury or Betty Crocker White or Vanilla cake mix  1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup + 2 tbsp cake flour (NOT all-purpose flour) 1/8 tsp salt 1 1/3 cups water 3 eggs 1/2 cup melted butter (lightly salted) 1 cup sour cream 1 tsp vanilla extract or almond extract (optional) 1. In a large bowl, put water, extract (if using), eggs, melted butter and sour ; Mix well with paddle attachment. 2. Add cake mix, sugar, cake flour, and salt.…
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The Ultimate Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients: 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese 2 sticks butter, softened 8 ounces of confectioner’s sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Cream together butter and cream cheese until smooth (about 4 minutes). Add vanilla and mix for 1 additional minute. Add confectioner’s sugar, 1 cup at a time, until thoroughly blended. Frost the cake layers immediately.
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Italian Meringue Butter Cream

Italian Meringue Butter Cream Yield: enough to frost one 9” cake (3 layers) You Will Need: 2 ¼ cups of Sugar ½ cup COLD water 1tsp Vanilla 1 C Egg Whites 1 ½ pounds of unsalted butter Kitchen Aid mixer – is the best way to have this frosting whip up.  Us the whip attachment first then change to the paddle blade (you’ll see when further down) Instructions:Step 1 - Place sugar and COLD water in a pot and set your timer for 7 minutes.  Boil on medium heat – do not mix while the sugar is heating and boiling, otherwise…
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