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Martini Shaped Cookies

A coworker asked me if I did decorated cookies and I cringed.  I explained to her that I did have an awesome recipe, Wilton's Sugar Cookies with the best icing, Cookie Crazie's Corn Syrup Glaze Icing.  However, to make them, it was a royal pain with really great results.  This did not deter her.  So, then I explained that for the time and effort the cost would be pretty high.  She asked, "How much?"  I gave her a quote and she said "Let's do it!" Alrighty then...

While rolling out the dough to me is such a pain, it is really worth the effort, every few years.  

My task was to make and decorate 25 cookies however I wanted.  I cut out 30 cookies with the anticipation that there would be a few casualties.  Decorating cookies requires a lot of piping bags and lots of tips!  I did have one break in the baking process.  

For the decorating I did the black first then the inside of the glass with the finishing touches in white.  Not bad for my first real attempt at decorating cookies.  While packaging I did have several casualties.  Grr!  Mr T and Miss E graciously tested the broken ones.  

I made a double batch of the dough to make some Thanksgiving cookies as well for a family dinner.  Those results will be in a couple of posts.


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