The Freshman Cook: Cookie Journey~Day 3 and a Giveaway!

It is Day 3 of my Cookie Journey. Yesterday I decorated a couple heart shaped cookies. They did not turn out as nice as I wanted them to. But today I took some of the heart cookies, applied the frosting again, with a steadier hand and they turned out pretty good.

This is what I started with. I did the exact thing that I posted yesterday,

but my hand was steadier.

Years ago, I took a folk art painting class. The instructor

taught the basic little touches you could do to

decorate wood pieces. One of the things I learned was to

 make a heart that was simple and cute. I used the same thing

on the heart cookies, only I used frosting.

With my bag of frosting, I piped 2 dots  right next to each other.

They are barely touching. I used a Wilton #2 tip.

With a very small tipped paintbrush,

that I only use for cookies, I pulled the frosting down from

the left side dot. I pulled it to where it would eventually end up

at the bottom of the heart.

Then I pulled the other side down until the heart was formed. 

They turned out fairly well. A few of the hearts have tiny

globs of icing at the tip of the heart. I need to work on that!

This is not the best picture, but I went around the outline of the 

small heart with my frosting bag and the same #2 tip.

I just piped little dots, trying to even space them all the way around.

I am happy with this one. The dots did not get any little points on them,

which I was glad about. The consistency on the icing must have been

right because they were really great dots!

Thanks for stopping by for Day 3 of my

Cookie Journey!

Don’t forget about our 

Random Acts of Kindness Giveaway Blog Hop! We are giving away a cookie decorating kit full of

useful things you are sure to need!

Click on the link for your chance to win.

Our giveaway ends Tuesday at midnight!!

Thanks for joining me today!

Hope to see you tomorrow!

Tomorrow we will be doing some

cookie decorating on our wet cookies!

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