The Freshman Cook: Cookie Journey Thursday~Practice Cookies

This week I decided to make some practice cookies to work on improve my basic decorating skills. I used some flower cutouts, mainly because they are pretty and the colors are cheerful, but also because I have a Mother’s Day and a gardening cookie brainstorm going on.

Here is what I cut out.

I started with a pink tulip. I still find myself piping too 

close to the edge. I need to remember that.

I love these colors, don’t you?

So springy and happy!

I outlined the edges and the inside of the large tulips 

with a #2 tip and the small tulips with a #1 tip.

It’s rather hard to see in the pics, but I think I liked the #1

tip better. With the #1 tip the result is a more delicate

look, which is perfect for the flowers.

I still need to work on ending my piping.

I don’t like how it looks.

See that big blob at the bottom.

The yellow tulip looks a little better.

The pink one is my favorite. I will continue to work on this 

throughout the week. 

Thanks for joining me today!

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