Category Archives: royal icing

Tetris Cookies

My favorite video game of all time is Tetris. It’s simple, addicting, and oddly soothing. My love of the game was intensified when the tetriminos were colorized. Each tetrimino has a color and I stayed true to that with these cookies. I’m not overly thrilled with these cookies because my icing was more watery than […]

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Cupcake Cookies

I’m a total sucker for novelty treats. Like these cookies that look like cupcakes. Or treats that are a miniature (balloon cookies!) or giant version (giant Oreo cake!) of their true selves. Or treats that just make no sense (like TV dinner cupcakes!). I hope you’re all having a great week! If you are a […]

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Mardi Gras Mask Cookies

Mardi Gras is next Tuesday, February 17th! This is not a big holiday here in Wisconsin, but I still try to bake a treat or two each year in celebration. I love the idea of Mardi Gras and I love the colors, so why not? Laissez les bons temps rouler to all those who celebrate! I made […]

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Love Letter Cookies

Handwritten letters and notes are the best, right? I love technology, the Internet, and social media like crazy, but I am also a huge believer in hand-writing thank-you notes, letters, etc. There’s just something more personal about receiving a hand-written note — knowing that an envelope, a stamp, and the ritual of mailing it were involved. […]

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Pink + Purple Hearts

‘Tis the season for hearts and love! These cookies didn’t turn out quite like I had envisioned, but I’m posting them anyway. And a weird thing happened — some of the sprinkles turned red or blue overnight. See the little spots in the cookies that are red or blue? Weird, right? I’m not sure why […]

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