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Tag Archives: decorated cookies



roundup from the archives: 22 SPRING treats and sweets

While patches of snow still cover the ground here in Washington DC, it’s time to post the roundup from the archives anyway. Maybe that will encourage the birds to come back. Though I not so secretly don’t mind that the groundhog saw his shadow. I like winter. It’s quieter and cozier. Although the amount of […]



shiver me timbers… it’s teeny, tiny, wee li’l pirate cookies

Ahoy! And other such pirate-speak. I be making these bite-size pirate cookies for a friend’s pirate-themed 40th. I figure the skulls and crossbones were appropriate. (Though I’m 40, too, so I shouldn’t be making old-person jokes.) They are teeny, tiny. Only an inch and half across. Put these in a cellophane bag and attach them […]



Summer Picnic Blog Party and Giveaway!! I brought cookies on a string.

Oh, Summer. I’m trying to love you. I bring my daughters to the pool. I grill more (by which I mean, my husband grills for me). We catch fireflies as the sun sets. I grew up on a beach, so I have that covered. I’m even trying to work a lot less so I can […]



Flashback Friday: Drawing breakfast on your cookies.

It’s been awhile since I reveled in the glory that is the food coloring pen. I love my food coloring pens. They let me doodle on food. You can draw on royal icing, fondant, marshmallows… So many sweet canvasses, so little time to cover the world in food coloring drawings. I made these bite-size, breakfast-themed […]



POP! cookies for my Dad (or for the 4th of July?)

My poor Dad. His birthday falls on or around Father’s Day every year. And yeah, I’ll admit it. I collapse them into one gift giving occasion. But in my defense, my dad is really, really difficult to shop for. I can’t imagine if I had to come up with two great ideas at the same […]