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Easter Cookies with Royal Icing

I’ve been holding out on you guys!

I found a cookie baking blog that is to DIE for!

Bridget of Bake at 350

not only decorates the most awesome cookies, but she also shares some wonderful tips, how to’s and takes incredible pictures!!

Her recent post on Easter “egg” cut out cookies inspired me to give the Royal Icing a try

First I shopped for a few supplies.

squeeze bottles – check
(I got mine at Walmart)

Rubbermaid containers for icing - check
(I really like these and need to get more)

A new big Egg cookie cutter – check
(I found this at Walmart also)

Coupler and tips - check
(I already had these)

Disposable decorator bags – check
(I had vinyl, the disposable were wonderful to work with)

Meringue powder – check
(bought at Michaels with 40% off coupon)

Food Coloring - check
(I bought Wilton’s concentrated gels sold at WalMart & Michaels)

I followed all of Bridget’s “basics” tips on her blog .

(click to see larger)

I contacted Bridget for some help, and she was GREAT and encouraging!!
After all………
Look how good they turned out!

decorated Easter Cookies at TidyMom.net

I knew they wouldn’t turn out perfect……….
but not bad for the first time huh?

If you want, here’s my sister-in-laws cookie recipe I used:

Butter Cookies

Yield: Approx 15-18 large cookies or 30 smaller cookies

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups flour sifted
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • cream: 1 Cup butter
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. cream butter and sugar
  2. add egg, milk and vanilla.
  3. add baking powder, salt
  4. add flour one cup at a time, stopping to combine each cup
  5. form into 2 balls, chill at least 1 hour (If I leave it overnight, I take it out of the fridge a good hour or so before rolling
  6. break into 3 pieces and roll out and cut
  7. Bake at 400 for 5-8 mins (the large cookies I do for 9 mins)

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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

28 Responses to “Easter Cookies with Royal Icing”

  1. Bridget posted on April 10, 2009 at 4:51 pm (#
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    They look AWESOME!!! I can’t believe that was your first time making cookies! I love all of your bright colors…and the pictures! Aren’t disposable bags great?

    Happy Easter! ?

  2. Bridget posted on April 10, 2009 at 4:51 pm (#
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    They look AWESOME!!! I can’t believe that was your first time making cookies! I love all of your bright colors…and the pictures! Aren’t disposable bags great?

    Happy Easter! ?

  3. CozyCoops Corner posted on April 10, 2009 at 7:00 pm (#
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    Wow you did a wonderful job! They are so pretty! Love all those colors:-) Have a great Easter weekend Cheryl!
    Janae

  4. CozyCoops Corner posted on April 10, 2009 at 7:00 pm (#
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    Wow you did a wonderful job! They are so pretty! Love all those colors:-) Have a great Easter weekend Cheryl!
    Janae

  5. P.S.He loves you.. posted on April 10, 2009 at 7:10 pm (#
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    wowza..great job!

  6. P.S.He loves you.. posted on April 10, 2009 at 7:10 pm (#
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    wowza..great job!

  7. tidymom posted on April 10, 2009 at 7:57 pm (#
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    Thanks you guys – and Bridget, you give GREAT directions THAT’s why they turned out so good! LOL

    ~TidyMom

  8. tidymom posted on April 10, 2009 at 7:57 pm (#
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    Thanks you guys – and Bridget, you give GREAT directions THAT’s why they turned out so good! LOL

    ~TidyMom

  9. Kim @ Forever Wherever posted on April 10, 2009 at 10:38 pm (#
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    Great job! Have a wonderful Easter weekend!

    ~Kim

  10. Kim @ Forever Wherever posted on April 10, 2009 at 10:38 pm (#
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    Great job! Have a wonderful Easter weekend!

    ~Kim

  11. Melissa Miller posted on April 10, 2009 at 10:45 pm (#
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    They sound delicious!

    Thank you very much for visiting and your kind words. I really appreciate it.

    Have a wonderful Easter weekend.
    ~Melissa :)

  12. Melissa Miller posted on April 10, 2009 at 10:45 pm (#
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    They sound delicious!

    Thank you very much for visiting and your kind words. I really appreciate it.

    Have a wonderful Easter weekend.
    ~Melissa :)

  13. He And Me + 3 posted on April 11, 2009 at 12:16 am (#
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    Those seriously turned out awesome. Great job, they are beautiful.

  14. He And Me + 3 posted on April 11, 2009 at 12:16 am (#
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    Those seriously turned out awesome. Great job, they are beautiful.

  15. Rob posted on April 11, 2009 at 12:19 pm (#
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    Those are AWESOME looking cookies!!!!

    Check my blog out at http://www.pbandsmellysdad.com/

  16. Rob posted on April 11, 2009 at 12:19 pm (#
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    Those are AWESOME looking cookies!!!!

    Check my blog out at http://www.pbandsmellysdad.com/

  17. queenoftheclick posted on April 13, 2009 at 3:18 pm (#
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    Wow they are beautiful!

  18. queenoftheclick posted on April 13, 2009 at 3:18 pm (#
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    Wow they are beautiful!

  19. Pam Ponder posted on March 23, 2010 at 1:50 pm (#
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    great job they look awesome and yummy

  20. Pam Ponder posted on March 23, 2010 at 1:50 pm (#
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    great job they look awesome and yummy

  21. Liz posted on March 23, 2010 at 7:03 pm (#
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    These are awesome! It's so fun to look back and see what we did last year! How great that you have known Bridget a whole year already!
    Thanks for joining in the fun at the Spring Hop!
    -Liz

  22. Liz posted on March 23, 2010 at 7:03 pm (#
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    These are awesome! It's so fun to look back and see what we did last year! How great that you have known Bridget a whole year already!
    Thanks for joining in the fun at the Spring Hop!
    -Liz

  23. Shelley posted on March 24, 2010 at 4:48 pm (#
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    Oh Cheryl!!! I can't believe how your royal icing cookies turned out for your FIRST TIME! AMAZING! I gave them a try a few weeks ago,…and mine did NOT turn out like that. You've got the touch! ;) -Shelley {HowDoesShe}

  24. Shelley posted on March 24, 2010 at 4:48 pm (#
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    Oh Cheryl!!! I can't believe how your royal icing cookies turned out for your FIRST TIME! AMAZING! I gave them a try a few weeks ago,…and mine did NOT turn out like that. You've got the touch! ;) -Shelley {HowDoesShe}

  25. Raina (The Garden of Yum) posted on March 24, 2010 at 6:53 pm (#
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    Those are the prettiest Easter egg cookies I have ever seen!

  26. Raina (The Garden of Yum) posted on March 24, 2010 at 6:53 pm (#
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    Those are the prettiest Easter egg cookies I have ever seen!

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