Thursday, March 7, 2013

Rainbow Cookie Tutorial

Because its the season of leprechauns and pots o' gold,

I'm reposting a tutorial for rainbow cookies!

Yes they look fancy, but they really are a snap.
Hope you give them a try!

Its officially rainbow season!

One of my favorite people, Paige, is turning six!!!

Last year she had a Disney Princess party....

which I made waaaay too many cookies for....

then those cookies turned into a blog....

THIS year its a Rainbow Party!!

When I heard a few weeks ago that she had chosen a rainbow party, I thought, 

"Oh that's great!  I haven't made those before, 

and I don't think I've seen too many of those around either...." 


Then the St. Patrick's Day craftiness exploded all over the place and

I saw more rainbow cookies than I could count!

All of them super cute, I might add.

So what's a cookie lady to do...

I wanted to make something I hadn't made before, and that I hadn't seen yet.

Hmmm....what do little girls love just as much as rainbows!


Here we go!

(I'm trying this tutorial business again...)

I do not own a rainbow cutter, and because of the rainbow explosion I mentioned earlier, 
there aren't any to be found...

I used the largest circle cutter from my set, and the littlest cutter to cut a hole in the center.

It looked just like a donut, then I cut it in half!  

Voila!  Rainbow!  

I added two heart shaped clouds for fun.

I outlined the hearts with a number 2 tip and let that dry.

Here's one with the regular cloud shape.

Someday....someday....I will remember to take all the in between pictures!

I used a number 101 tip and icing a little bit stiffer than piping consistency.

Being right-handed, I started on the left side and just....went for it...

My icing should have been a bit stiffer I think, and maybe a larger tip...
(I like to think about what I would do different the next time.)

Since I had six rainbows to do, first I did all the red, then all the orange and so on,

giving the previous color just enough time to start crusting a bit.

They were done in no time!

This is my new favorite cookie to make!
(until I make the next new cookie...)

Six is a pretty big birthday, don't you think?

Closer to ten, more than half a decade old!

Don't forget to enter the cookie cutter giveaway!!!

Click HERE to enter!

Thanks for stopping by! Lizy B
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  1. These are stunning Lizy! I love rainbows. SO MUCH.

  2. I never tire of looking at your gorgeous rainbow cookies!

  3. Yay for rainbows and for your Ruffles! I love the 'heart clouds' too. Definitely pinning these to my St Paddy's board. They will definitely pull anyone out of any lingering winter doldrums ;)

    Thanks so much for linking up Lizy,
    <3 Christina @ I Gotta Create!

  4. I think I've got a 101 tip....I need to try these soon!

    1. I hope you do! I love how fast they are!

  5. I love your happy rainbows! You should be able to reply to me now!! Yeah for communication. Thank you so much for helping me.

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  7. This is gorgeous ! What a pity to eat them .. :)

  8. I love this look. Thanks for sharing your technique!

  9. Absolutely gorgeous cookies! Almost too cute to eat...yet too delicious to resist :*)

  10. these are so gorgeous ! love them.


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