Fox Face . . . You’re a Star!

I was very happy when Callye from Sweet Sugar Belle asked me to participate in a project with her. She wanted to show 20+ ways to make things from a star cutter.  She asked several bloggers and cookie friends to participate. I told her I would love to play but, then I panicked!! What in the world should I make? Should I make something to fill the star shape or should I find something that is the shape of a star. What was I going to do??? My brain froze! I was like a deer caught in headlights! OH NO!! Think Lisa! THINK!!

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Popsicle Cookies by LilaLoa (Guest Post)

Have you ever had a friend you have never seen in person? Have you ever asked that friend for a favor? Did that friend do that favor for you without any questions and give you something that blew your mind?  Well, it happened to me! I asked Georganne aka LilaLoa (one of my favorite blogs BTW) to do a guest post for me. LOOK WHAT SHE DID!!! She is talented, amazing, funny, creative, friendly and all around AWESOME!! These popsicle cookies are marvelous! Take it away Georganne!!!
Popsicle Cookies by Lilaloa www.thebearfootbaker.com

Patriotic Rosette Cookies

I have a very important job on the 4th of July every year. I am on of the “Official Fireworks Lighters!” (I know that is not a real thing but, let me feel special and important!) Every year at camp we have a 4th of July fireworks show. We set up a table at the lake, play loud music, eat watermelon, and make S’mores and hang out with the most amazing staff EVER! There are only a selected few that get to hold a torch and light the magical wick that fizzles down and makes beautiful lights in the sky. I am one of those people.While everyone is laughing and talking, the chosen ones move to the table that is set up on the opposite side of the lake and fight over the best torch!

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Wedding Cake Cookies

I am a tomboy. It is true. I don’t know how I got that way, but it happened. I don’t follow the latest fashion or have my nails done more than twice a year. I do however, love wedding cake. Does that make me less of a tomboy? Well, what if I make wedding cake cookies? I don’t think a true tomboy would make wedding cake cookies! The only problem for me was to make a pretty design that would look like something a girl made and not a tomboy. Well, what do you think about these Wedding Cake Cookies?

wedding cake cookies by thebearfootbaker.comAm I less of a tomboy now? Please say “Yes!” I want to be a girly girl today!

Supplies for Wedding Cake Cookies:

Royal Icing Recipe
White 15 Second Icing
Light Pink and a Slightly Darker Pink 15 Second Icing
Gray 15 Second Icing
Pink Disco Dust

With the gray icing, make a thick line for the top of the platter. I know mine looks crooked but it just looks that way because of the martini cutter imprint. I promise, when we  add the white, it will look straight. At least that is what I am telling myself! LOL

Then, make a half circle for the center of the platter.
Next, make the base. Let this dry for about 20 minutes.

Next, make a line above the base.
Then, outline and fill in the part under the top of the platter. Let these dry for 20 minutes.

Next, outline and fill the last part. That wasn’t hard was it? I actually thought it was fun! Now for the roses.

I found this sticker and wanted to make these roses for these cookies. Aren’t they cute? I didn’t want to pipe them directly onto the cookie because, I wanted to add some Disco Dust. I only wanted the roses to sparkle and not the entire wedding cake cookies. So, I made a royal icing transfer.

For information on royal icing transfers, click here. (I took about 50 pictures of these and this is the best one. I tried and tried but, it was raining and my camera didn’t like these so please forgive me.)

I started with 15 second white icing. I made some shapes that resembled the clip art roses. Let them dry for several hours. Anytime you make RI transfers, you need to make a lot of  extras because they break very easily. If you want information on how to store royal icing transfers, click here.

The roses are really fun! Don’t worry about being perfect on these. The more relaxed you are the better they will look.
In the first picture, you can see how I took the light 15 second icing and made a swirl.
In the second picture, I added some half circles to look like petals.
In the last picture, you can see I just added a few more half circles until I made my way around the rose.
I didn’t show this part but, you will need to make some individual roses. Make a few of the bigger light pink ones and a few of the darker pink small ones. You will need these for the bottom two tiers.

With the darker pink icing, repeat the swirl step. You don’t need to do much here because, it is a much smaller space. The swirl is enough without adding the petals.

With a brush, sprinkle disco dust over the roses while the pink icing is wet. This will give your finished cookie a little bling!
Let these dry over night so you can easily remove them from the wax paper.

Now for the cake. With the white 15 second icing, outline and flood the top tier of the cake. While it is wet, add the first rose RI transfer.

Then, outline and flood the bottom tier of the cake. While the icing is wet, add the first RI transfer on the right side of the tier.

Then, add a single light pink RI transfer to the other side of the tier. It is starting to look good! Let this dry for another 20 minutes.

Now repeat the steps for the middle tier. The only thing different is, the rose on the left side of the middle tier is a small darker pink one. The only reason I did it that way was because it fit in that space better and didn’t look cluttered.

I would not be brave enough to ship these cookies because I would be afraid the cake stand might break. I will make them for local weddings or even a birthday parties.

Well, there you have it. This is my attempt at being a girly girl. I don’t have wicked mad girl skills but if I set my mind to it, I can make some Non-TomBoyish cookies.

Check out these other amazing cake cookies.
Sweet Sugar Belle
The Baking Sheet
A Dozen Eggs
Ali Bee’s Bake Shop
Cakes and Cookies

Happy Creating,

Lobster Cookie-Simple Seafood Cookies

Every time I go to the beach, I try to buy a lobster trap. My husband and I always get into a discussion about having enough room to bring the trap home. He always suggest that I make lobster cookies instead. I try to explain to him that the lobster trap will be used as a prop for the lobster cookie photo. Well, the discussion has never been resolved until now. I give up! I will never have a  cool wooden lobster trap but,  I do have lobster cookies.

Lobster Cookie thebearfootbaker.com

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