Make Your Own CTR Cookie Cutter

make your own ctr cookie cutter

There is one cookie that I make more than any other cookie. It is hands down the CTR cookie. (CTR is basically the LDS equivalent to WWJD and I make them A LOT for LDS Baptisms.) I wrote a tutorial  on making your very own CTR cookies a while back.  Last week my cookies were featured on LDSLiving.com and I've gotten tons of questions especially about the CTR cookie cutter. My original cookie cutter came from Deseret Book. It is great and I love it. However, it is pretty massive. It is 4" tall … [Read more...]

Royal Icing Transfer Flowers; Babies in Bloom Cookies

babies in bloom flower cookies

This weekend was great! I got to attend a baby shower for my best friend. I just found out she was pregnant and it was a fabulous surprise. I was excited to make some cookies for the event. It's been a little while since I've been inspired to make cookies. It is WAY more fun when you have a personal interest in the cookies. The baby shower was unique because her family combined baby showers for three cousins. The theme of the shower was spring flowers. So I thought it would be fun to … [Read more...]

Roll-Out Sugar Cookie

Sugar Cookie Roll-Out

A roll-out sugar cookie that will be decorated with royal icing has a few requirements that may vary from sugar cookies you decorate with buttercream frosting. 1. It must not spread too much. Otherwise that cute Halloween cat cookie cutter will make an unattractive amoeba shaped cookie. 2. It must not poof too much. The surface of the cookie should be flat, otherwise your icing will run off the cookie. 3. It must taste good and have a nice texture. People ask ALL THE TIME, if my cookies … [Read more...]

Royal Icing- Cookie Decorating Basics

Royal icing

So obviously I have a thing for decorating cookies. I have shared a lot of the cookies I have made. But seeing photos of already finished cookies doesn't help if you want to try making your own. I learned the basics of cookie decorating from a number of blogs*. So, it seems like sharing my process is the kind and friendly blogger thing to do. If you are interested in learning to decorate cookies, the first thing you need is a royal icing recipe (followed by a cookie recipe.) Royal icing is … [Read more...]