Synopses & Reviews
Nothing's sweeter at a party than cookiesand#8212;and nothing's more fun than decorating them together! Get baking with nearly 50 cookie designs to create either before or during the festivities, as a fun group activity. Five classic cookie recipes-one gluten-free-produce the perfect canvas for royal icing, and Bridget Edwards expertly walks you through all the techniques, from rolling the dough to piping. Ten themed party ideas for adults and kids include a Monster Mash-Up, a Tailgate Party (complete with helmet, megaphone, football, ref jersey, and a foam #1 finger), Under the Sea Birthday, Wedding, and Baby Shower.
and#8220;I don't think there's a cookie decorating manual that's better than this one...Informative, helpful, easy-to-understand...and everything is presented in such a simple, straightforward way. If you're looking for a cookie decorating bible to take you into the holiday season, I highly recommend this one!and#8221; --Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Womanand#160;and#8220;Such a cute book and such a useful resource for cookie baking enthusiasts and those who would like to learn how to make those cookies that you see in bakery cases!and#8221; --Recipe Girland#160;and#8220;It's such a beautiful book with big, glossy images. You'll have no trouble creating cookie masterpieces with her clear instructions and tips for success!and#8221; --Sprinkle Bakes
andldquo;As I was browsing the pages of Bridgetand#39;s new book, I found myself ooohing, ahhhing, and pretty much gasping with delight at every single page. She has so perfectly captured the fun and deliciousness of decorated cookies, and has laid out the instructions and tips so clearly, youand#39;ll be inspired to start baking immediately. I am madly in love with the creations in this book, and all the ideas that could spring from them. I can now think of nothing but planning a cookie decorating party!andrdquo; andmdash;Ree Drummond
, #1 New York Times
Bestselling author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks
andldquo;Bridget is as sweet as her sugar cookies. In her new book, she shows you how to throw the cutest cookie decorating parties with fun cookie collections perfect for your next sweet celebration.andrdquo; andmdash;-Angie Dudley (Bakerella), author of Cake Pops
Let cookie guru Bridget Edwards guide you through more than 60 delicious cookie-decorating designs for every occasion and holiday, from luscious springtime daisies to spooky spider webs to personalized birthdays. Cookie dough and royal icing recipes are included, and every iced design features easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photos. Five guest-star baker-bloggers each share a special decorating technique: Amanda Rettke of i am baker, Marian Poirer of Sweetopia, Gail Dosik of One Tough Cookie, Meaghan Mountford of The Decorated Cookie, and Callye Alvarado of The Sweet Adventures of Sugarbelle.
About the Author
Bridget Edwards is a highly visible baking expert whoand#160;blogs at bake350.blogspot.comand#8212;named one of the top five baking blogs by Better Homes and Gardens in 2014and#8212;and tweets at @bakeat350tweets. She was one of 15 food bloggers selected to participate in a bake-off fundraiser with TLC's Cake Boss and Kelly Ripa,and#160;has participated in themed blog challenges, and develops recipes for brands such as Imperial Sugar and Land O' Lakes. Bridget's recipes have appeared on DailyBuzz Food and her cookies have been featured on marthastewart.com, the hugely popular Pioneer Woman blog, the Today show blog, bonappetitit.com, Cake Spy, and and inand#160;Woman's World magazine. Bridget livesand#160;near Houston,and#160;TX with her husband, son, and two kitties. .