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5 ways to make cookie decorating EASIER!

I’ve been decorating cookies since 1998. The first ten of those years at a shop for 8-plus hours a day. As a result of all that practice, at home, I can whip them out relatively quickly. Relatively. The whole process of making dough, chilling it, rolling it out, cutting it out, baking it, making icing, coloring […]



Frogger video game cookies

As some of you may know, every year I make my brother cookies for his birthday. In short, he’s a fan of superheros and old school video games. And so, I’ve already made superhero cookies and Pac-Man cookies. This year, I’m all about Frogger. We were an Intellivision family, not an Atari family. But Frogger was one […]



“you complete me” heart cookies for Valentine’s Day

I’m not really a “you complete me” kind of gal. In fact, I could probably make a case for Dorothy telling Jerry Maguire “good-bye” instead of “you had me at hello.” But the good folks of the world seem to like the notion of “you complete me,” so let’s go with that. And it is a […]



how to make grapes cookies for wine club

You don’t have to make these grape cookies for wine club, necessarily. You can make them for any old time, since they are so easy. But I made them for wine club. Wine club being a group of smart, funny women who gather once a month at rotating houses to sample lots of wine, learn […]



how to make snowmen cookie sticks AND a snowman box game

Why do I so love cookies in stick form? Because you don’t need any special cutters, they are an interesting shape for a cookie and they are easy to hold, thus eat. So first I made monsters, then turkeys, then Rudolph and now… snowmen! Snowmen were begging to be made as sticks. I made these […]