Christmas Tree Cookie Decorating Tutorial

Step 1. Outline the tree cookie with medium thin green royal icing.

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Step 2. Quickly flood the tree with same icing. Place on table and gently shake to settle icing. Let dry 2 hours.

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Step 3. You are now ready to “decorate’ your tree.  With medium thick white royal icing, draw a ‘Z’ line down the front of tree.

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Step 4. Add small dragees (silver balls) or quins (candies in shapes) to the line of icing. Work quickly as the icing will dry within a few minutes.  Push the dragees into the soft icing.  I like to use tweezers for this.  You may also sugar the wet icing immediately with sanding sugar.

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Step 5. Decorate. Let cookie dry 2 hours or overnight.

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