The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating

The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating by Autumn Carpenter

Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781589237483
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This richly illustrated how-to book is a comprehensive reference about various techniques for decorating cookies, including buttercream icing, rolled fondant, run sugar, painting, chocolate icing, and egg wash glaze. The clear organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 400 full-color photos. Easy projects provide fun opportunities for trying the techniques, and a gallery of beautifully decorated cookies offers examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby yourself!

Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Autumn Carpenter is a nationally known confectionery artist, author, and demonstrator. She has published several books, including The Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating, The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating, and Decorating Cakes, Cupcakes, and Cookies with Kids. She demonstrates annually at the I.C.E.S. (International Cake Exploration Societe) and travels across the United States, sharing the craft of cake decorating and other confectionery arts. Autumn is co-owner of Country Kitchen SweetArt, a retail cake and candy supply store that has been in her family for over 45 years. The business caters to walk-in store sales, catalog sales, and an online store, shopcountrykitchen.com. Autumn has developed her own line of useful tools and equipment for cake decorating and cookie decorating, and sells them online and in many cake and candy supply stores throughout the United States and in several other countries. Her cakes and products have been featured in numerous publications and magazines, including American Cake Decorating and Cake Central.

Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781589237483
Illustrations: 400 color photos
Size: 8.25 in x 10.875 in x 0.5 in / 209.55 mm x 276.23 mm x 12.7 mm
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Introduction
Baking Cookies
Tools for Baking
Cookie Recipes
Rolling Cookie Dough and Cutting Shapes
Cookie Cutter Shapes
Molding and Stamping Cookie Dough
Cookie Icings
Decorating Tools and Edible Decorations
Decorating Chart
Cookie Decorating Design and Planning
Coloring and Flavoring Icing
Using Pastry Bags, Parchment Cones, and Squeeze Bottles
Royal Icing
Run Sugar
Marbled Run Sugar
Detailed Piping with Royal Icing
Painted Cookies
Buttercream Icing
Rolled Fondant
Chocolate Coated Cookies
Egg Wash Glaze
Gallery
Miscellaneous Techniques
Shimmery, Sparkly Cookies
Eyelet Decorating
Flocking
Brush Embroidery
Stencils
Edible Frosting Sheets
Perfect Lettering or Artwork
Accenting Cookies with Rolled Fondant
Packaging Cookies
Cookie Bouquets
Gallery
Resources
About the Author
Acknowledgments
Index