Step-by-Step Cookies: Animal Birthday Party
Callye Alvarado has been decorating cookies for almost seven years, and she documents those sugar-filled adventures on her blog, Sweet Sugarbelle. She's known for her use of color, her playful approach to cookie shaping and her easy techniques. Callye's work has been featured on many websites, including People, Brides and NBC's Today. And, she's been invited to provide guest posts for JELL-O, The Cake Blog and more.
Materials: What you Need
Lesson Plan: What you Learn
Meet Callye Alvarado and get professional tips on designing impressive cookie platters. And, decorate your first cookies, adorable dog and cat faces, using outlining, flooding and piping techniques.
Find out how to use a template to create uniform cookies, and get tips on improving your piping with a playful doghouse cookie. Plus, discover how to fill out a cookie platter like a pro.
Master the art of editing as Callye shows you how to keep your cookies from looking too busy. Then, whip up bunny and fox cookies that only look complicated.
Explore a wet-on-wet technique for creating feathery texture on an owl cookie. And, see how cutter selection can affect your final design on a bear cookie. Plus, add pops of color and highlights that bring your cookies to life.
Elevate your decorating skills as you learn how to create a multi-step, dimensional eye. Then, design crowd-pleasing T-rex and triceratops faces.
Use a leaf tip to create fun stegosaurus shields. Then, pipe on claws and create a popular footprint cookie. You'll even learn how to make one-minute filler cookies, including chomped bones and dinosaur eggs.