Extend your Family Fun with these Interactive Ideas:
Before you start baking, create a cookie menu based on the cutters & designs you have available. "Take orders" from family members, friends or stuffed animals around the house then bake your cookies accordingly. If you can't be with your loved ones, text them a photo of how their order turned out!
Before you decorate, trace your cookie cutter with a non-toxic writing utensil a few times to serve as an outline. Try out different designs on paper with crayons or markers. If you want to practice your icing decorating skills before you ice your cookie, put clear plastic wrap over your design and ice away! If things go south, just remove the plastic wrap and start over!
Purchase or make cookie dough. Place your dough on a non-stick silicone mat (or coat any clean flat surface coated with flour). Use a roller to flatten the dough to your desired thickness (check out your cookie dough for recommended thickness).
Use your Cookie Cutters to cut cookies and transfer them to your baking pan.
Bake cookies as directed by your cookie dough instructions and wait for them to cool completely before decorating.
If you want to make your own frosting colors, now is a great time to mix your food coloring with white icing and fill your icing bags or squeeze bottles.
Have fun freestyling your cookies with icing and sprinkles or use your edible food markers and stencils to outline a design on your cooled cookie. Color your outline with icing!
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