DIY Cookie Decorating Kit

If you’re looking to sharpen your baking skills and piping bag prowess or if you’re currently trialing dessert decorating, you may want to try out this DIY cookie decorating kit!

Need a gift for kids who love to frost and decorate? Or how about a parent or grandparent who wants a special activity to do with their kids or grandkids? This cookie decorating kit is the perfect gift to help them create something sprinkled with fun this holiday season. My girls and I recently made one for some very special little neighbors as part of our Random Acts of Kindness challenge this month.

We have been blessed with the most incredible neighbors. Our next-door neighbors, in particular, have helped make our new(ish) house feel more like home.

This cookie decorating kit DIY has everything you need for hours of cookie embellishing and madness. This DIY cookie kit makes no mess at all! Little kids can join any time they want without the hassle of cleaning up after.

As soon as you unbox this holiday cookie decorating kit, you can start furnishing your cookies with various icing colors, designs, and toppings! Get innovative with your family using this cookie decorating kit.

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The kids are always running back and forth between backyards to play, and living near them has meant hundreds of little acts of caring and kindness that mean the world to us.

Our one of a kind cookie kit is perfect for all occasions. From an indoor activity idea because the weather is gloomy outside, a gift for loved ones and friends during Valentine’s day, a special homebaked dessert for a family member’s birthday party, to a simple holiday party at home.

This cookie kit has got you covered! If you ever find yourself muddled in the chaos of a holiday or special occasion, decorating homemade treats for a cookie swap will give you plenty of satisfaction.

Occasionally, embellishing each and every individual cookie may take some time but thanks to the DIY cookie-making kit, your cookies will not only pass but they’ll end up unvanquished at the end of the day!

Great family gift idea: DIY cookie decorating kit. Include sugar cookies or gingerbread, frosting, and sprinkles. #MerryAndBright #ad
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Make Your Own Custom Cookie Cutter for less than $1

Today I’m sharing how I made my own DIY custom cookie cutter, for my daughter’s Peppa Pig birthday party, for less than $1.

I’m planning a Peppa Pig birthday party for my youngest, and knew she would get a kick out of themed cookies. There are some great Peppa cookie cutters online, but I didn’t want to pay for a cookie cutter I planned to use just one time. Instead, I decided to make my own DIY custom cookie cutter.DIY Peppa Pig Custom Cookie Cutter Tutoral $1 | Five Marigolds

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Vanilla Almond Sugar Cookies

The best ever Vanilla Almond Sugar Cookies

Moms who want to get in and out of the kitchen quickly, you’re going to love these vanilla almond sugar cookies! The texture of soft almond sugar cookies just can’t be beat and they are so simple to make.

As you may or may not know, I am not the girl who will make a recipe twice if it’s complicated. Not only that, but I tend to ruin sugar cookies. Yes, it’s true. They came out dry, thin, and don’t even get me started on the way my cut out cookies would look when they didn’t hold their shape!

Let’s just say the kids were not impressed. If you have a history of sugar cookie Pinterest fails like me – there is hope. These sugar cookies with almond extract are here to save your baking reputation.

Vanilla Almond Sugar Cookie Cut Out Recipe

Why I Love These Soft Almond Sugar Cookies

Recently I attended a holiday party at my friend’s house and she kindly passed the recipe to me when she noticed I couldn’t. stop. eating. them. Oh my gosh, the flavor!

They were perfect vanilla almond sugar cookies. Soft, thick, and just a little chewy. There are so many creative ways to decorate them too!

My favorite part of this recipe is that this dough doesn’t have to be refrigerated before cutting out cookie shapes – it’s perfect for impatient bakers like me! Or, you know, your kids. Ahem.

As soon as I got my hands on that recipe, I had to try making them myself. So easy. The kids loved making the different Christmas shapes and decorating them and the time spent together in the kitchen was a total mom win.

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