Bright Bouquet Cookies

Bright Bouquet Cookies

Everyone loves colorfully-decorated cookie pops, especially when they're popping out of a flowerpot. This easy-to-make gift is sure to brighten someone's day.

Each cookie serves 1.

Step 1

Step 1: Make Cookies

Prepare your favorite sugar cookie recipe or use refrigerated cookie dough. Roll out dough and cut several sizes of flower cookies. Bake following recipe instructions. Cool on cookie sheet on wire rack 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet and cool completely.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate Cookies

Outline petals using round or star tip and royal icing. Fill in with tip 16 stars or zigzags. For flower centers, add a tip 4 ball (flatten and smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch) or a tip 16 rosette. (Note, if cookies will not be shipped and will be eaten quickly, buttercream icing can be used.) After decorating, attach cookies to treat sticks with melted candy; let set.

Step 3

Step 3: Assemble Arrangement

Add 1 to 1-1/2 inches dry beans to container to keep it steady. Place craft block in container; insert cookie sticks into craft block, trimming sticks as needed. Glue grass to craft block with glue gun.

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.