Holiday Baking Scene Cookie

Sweet Ambs

Looking to get creative this holiday season? SweetAmbs shows us a cute, crafty cookie!
1 hr Prep Time
10 min Cook Time
  • Prep Time: 1 hr
  • Cook Time: 10 min

Ingredients

  • 1 batch sugar cookies
  • 1 batch royal icing
  • Plaque cookie template
  • Edible ink marker (optional)
  • Food coloring
  • 15-second count royal icing in light gray, light green, dark gray, golden brown, ivory, white, light blue, brown, teal, yellow and red. (Test the consistency by taking a spoonful of icing out of the bowl and dropping it back in. It should take about 15 seconds for the icing to be completely smooth)
  • Soft peak royal icing in light gray, yellow, and red
  • Stiff peak royal icing in ivory, white, and green
  • 12” decorating bags
  • Decorating tip numbers 1, 2, 3, and 101
  • Scriber needle or toothpick
  • Edible dust for painting in black, brown, and white
  • Vodka or any flavor extract to mix with food coloring to use as paint
  • Decorator brushes

Instructions

Step 1

From a chilled sheet of cookie dough using the plaque cookie template as a guide, cut around the plaque with the paring knife. Bake and cool the cookies according to the recipe instructions.

Step 2

Cut the template into pieces and creating a guide by tracing each piece onto the cookie with an edible ink marker or a scribe tool or toothpick.

Step 3

Ice the upper cabinets with light gray 15-second count icing and a decorating tip 2. Use the scribe tool or toothpick to evenly distribute the icing.

Step 4

Ice the window with light blue 15-second count icing and a decorating tip 2.

Step 5

Ice the wall around the window with light green 15-second count icing and a tip 2. Use the scribe tool or toothpick to evenly distribute the icing.

Step 6

Ice the tile backsplash in white 15-second count icing and a tip 2. Use the scribe tool or toothpick to evenly distribute the icing.Use the scribe tool or toothpick to evenly distribute the icing.

Step 7

Ice the countertop with dark gray 15-second count icing and a tip 2.

Step 8

Ice the lower cabinets with light gray 15-second count icing and a decorating tip 2. Use the scribe tool or toothpick to evenly distribute the icing. Allow the icing to dry completely (at least 8 hours or overnight)

Step 9

Use the scribe tool to trace the rest of the template pieces in the surface of the icing.

Step 10

Ice the window sill and mullion with light gray soft peak icing and a decorating tip 1. Use the scribe tool or toothpick to help shape the icing.

Step 11

Paint the cabinets with a mixture of edible white dust and vodka or any flavor extract.

Step 12

Combine edible black and brown dust and mix it with vodka or any flavor extract for shading.

Step 13

Use the black and brown dust mixture to paint the details on the tile backsplash.

Step 14

Pipe the butcher block table legs with golden brown 15-second count icing and a tip 1.

Step 15

Use ivory 15-second count icing to fill the mixing bowl of the stand mixer and outline it with light blue 15-second count icing and a tip 1.

Step 16

Add snow to the window with the white icing.

Step 17

Use brown 15-second count icing to fill the other mixing bowl and the cake with a tip 1.

Step 18

Pipe the stand mixer with teal 15-second count icing and a tip 1. Pipe the details on the mixer with the dark gray icing. Use the scribe tool to help shape the icing.

Step 19

Fill in the butcher block table with the golden brown icing.

Step 20

Pipe the other mixing bowl and the bottom of the stand mixer with the teal icing.

Step 21

Outline the pitcher with the light blue icing and fill it with the white icing.

Step 22

Pipe the candles with the ivory icing, allowing the first one to dry a bit before adding the other two.

Step 23

Use the ivory icing to pipe the butter.

Step 24

Pipe the cake stand with 15-second count red icing and a decorating tip 1.

Step 25

Pipe frosting on the cake with the ivory icing.

Step 26

Paint the beaters on the stand mixer with the edible black dust. Pipe a dollop of cream on the beaters with the ivory icing.

Step 27

Fill in the butter plate with the red icing.

Step 28

Pipe a spoon handle in the mixing bowl with the golden brown icing.

Step 29

Shade the butcher block and add wood grain with the edible brown dust.

Step 30

Add more shading with the edible black dust.

Step 31

Add highlights with the edible white dust.

Step 32

Paint the butter and batter in the stand mixer with a mixture of yellow and brown food coloring.

Step 33

Pipe flames with the red and ivory icing. Use the scribe tool or toothpick to help shape the icing.

Step 34

Pipe a valance with ivory stiff consistency icing and a decorating tip 101.

Step 35

Pipe greenery around the candles and the valance with green stiff consistency icing and a decorating tip 2.

Step 36

Pipe lights in the greenery with soft peak yellow and red icing.

Step 37

Add a glow around the candles with edible white dust and yellow food coloring.

Step 38

Pipe a bead border with white stiff consistency icing and a decorating tip 3.
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