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dots to daisies itty bitty cookie bites

Because all these daisies are is a bunch of dots. That’s it. So easy. Anyone who is afraid of cookie decorating… start with these. Oh, and they are tiny. Bite-size, in fact.

And here are a couple of serving and packaging ideas:

how to make daisy cookie bites

you will need:
cookie dough
royal icing

food coloring
decorating bags
couplers
size “4” decorating tips
rubber bands

small circle cookie or fondant cutters

*For food coloring, I suggest Americolor soft gel pastes (Orange, Egg Yellow, Electric Green, Electric Pink, Electric Purple, and Sky Blue). For the cookie or fondant cutters, I used 1-inch and 1 1/2-inch cutters. Find decorating bags, couplers, tips, and the cutters at the craft store. You’ll need one bag, coupler and tip for each color you use. For more tips on finding supplies, CLICK HERE.

step one: bake your cookies
Prepare cookie dough according to the recipe, chill, roll out about 1/4-inch thick, cut out circles and bake. Because these cookies are small, reduce the baking time by several minutes. Keep your eye on the cookies; they are done when the edges are golden. Let cool completely.

step two: prepare your icing
Prepare royal icing according to the recipe, divide, and tint your colors. I used: orange, yellow, lime green, pink, purple and blue. Prepare decorating bags with couplers and tips, fill with the colors, and close with rubber bands.

step three: decorate your cookies
Pipe dots. That’s it. (Hold the bag vertical to the cookie, squeeze, press down, then pull up quickly.) For the smaller cookies, I piped a dot in the center and five dots around. For the larger cookies, I piped six dots around the center dot.

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9 Comments

  1. Pink Little Cake
    Posted April 19, 2011 at 2:13 pm | Permalink

    I love how little they are, they would be great for a cookie decorating party also. Happy Easter for you and your family!

  2. Gloria
    Posted April 19, 2011 at 2:23 pm | Permalink

    These look absolutely wonderful and beauty I love these cookies, gloria

  3. Bridget
    Posted April 19, 2011 at 3:40 pm | Permalink

    I'd like to find THOSE in my Easter Eggs! Happy Easter!

  4. sugarswings
    Posted April 19, 2011 at 4:40 pm | Permalink

    look how tiny! they are awesome and you can eat a gajillion since they are so small!! :)

  5. Mini Baker
    Posted April 19, 2011 at 5:01 pm | Permalink

    hehe cute! and i love those little illustrations! :)

  6. Jenn @ BentoForKidlet
    Posted April 19, 2011 at 6:54 pm | Permalink

    Cute cute! I love seeing them in the little egg….perfect for our hunt this weekend if it will stop raining :D

  7. lisa
    Posted April 19, 2011 at 11:07 pm | Permalink

    Don't know which I like more – your color choices or your photography. Made me smile. theenchantedoven.blogspot.com

  8. Sue
    Posted April 20, 2011 at 4:17 am | Permalink

    The cookie bites are so cute in the plastic eggs and cupcake liners! I actually made some mini sunflower cookies, but not quite as mini:)

  9. Cleare
    Posted April 20, 2011 at 7:59 am | Permalink

    Lovely!!!

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