Maple Leaf Decorated Cookies

Maple Leaf Decorated Cookies
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Recipe for Maple Leaf Decorated Cookies. These exquisite decorated cookies will add a tasty and decorative touch to any autumn celebration.

Ingredients

  • 1 batch butter cookies click this link for recipe
  • 3 cups royal icing, click this link for recipedivided and tinted with gel food coloring to make:
  • 1 cup dark green, thin consistency
  • 1 cup light green, thin consistency
  • 1 cup yellow-green, thin consistency
  • 3 pastry bags and couplers
  • #4 round decorating tips
  • toothpicks

Directions

  1. Click here for Maple Leaf Cookie Pattern.
  2. Print out maple leaf pattern and cut out a template that you can use to cut cookies out of the sugar cookie dough. Bake according to recipe directions and cool completely.
  3. 1. Using a round tip #4, pipe a dark green outline around half the cookie.
  4. 2. Using a round tip #4, pipe light green icing in a thick line next to the dark green outline. Do not let the icing dry.
  5. 3. Using a toothpick, immediately drag the light green icing into the dark green icing to weave them into each other.
  6. 4. Using a round tip #4, pipe yellow-green icing in a thick line next to the light green icing. Do not let the icing dry.
  7. 5. Using a toothpick, immediately drag the yellow- green icing into the light green icing to weave them into each other.
  8. 6. Repeat the process on the other half of the cookie.
  9. Click here for the FabulousFoods.com Cookie Decorating tutorial.