Wilton Snowflake Cookies

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Snowflake Cookies

Bring the beauty of snowflakes to your holiday treats!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time needed to bake or cool cookies. Note that this project also requires making some of the components several days in advance of serving time.
  • 2
    Winter Wonderland Cookies:
    Download and print project template. Make snowflake branches two days in advance. Tape snowflake branch template on cake board. Cover template with parchment paper. Prepare color flow icing according to mix directions. Use tip 3, a cut disposable decorating bag and White icing to pipe six branches per cookie. Let dry 24 hours. Reserve remaining icing.
    Make cookies also two days in advance. Prepare and roll out dough following recipe directions. Use second largest (3-3/4 inch) cutter to cut snowflakes. Bake and cool cookies.
    Ice cookies also two days in advance. Thin a portion of reserved White icing according to mix directions. Use tip 3, a cut disposable decorating bag and full-strength icing to outline snowflake cookie. Use thinned icing in a cut disposable decorating bag to fill in cookie. Let dry 24 hours.
    Decorate cookies one day in advance. Use tip 5, a cut disposable decorating bag and full-strength icing to pipe three dots on each snowflake arm on cookie. Use tip 12, a cut disposable decorating bag and full-strength icing to pipe ball in center of cookie. Position snowflake branches into ball. Position icing decoration on top of ball. Let dry overnight.
  • 3
    Chocolate Snowflake Cookies:
    Prepare and roll out chocolate dough following recipe directions. Use second largest (3-3/4 inch) cutter to cut snowflakes. Bake and cool cookies.
    Prepare royal icing following recipe directions. Use tip 3, a cut disposable decorating bag and White icing to pipe outline snowflake veins and dot and bead details. Let dry 24 hours.
  • 4
    Snowman Snowflake Cookies:
    Make puddle dots two days in advance. Prepare color flow icing according to mix directions. Use icing in cut disposable decorating bag to pipe one dot, 1-5/8 inch wide, for each treat on parchment paper. Let dry 24 hours. Reserve remaining icing.
    Make cookies two days in advance. Prepare and roll out dough following recipe directions. Use second largest (3-3/4 inch) cutter to cut snowflakes. Bake and cool cookies.
    Ice cookies one day in advance. Tint portions of reserved icing Blue, Orange and Black. (Combine Sky Blue with Teal for Blue shown.) Thin a portion of Blue icing following color flow recipe directions. Reserve some White. Use tip 3, a cut disposable decorating bag and full-strength Blue icing to outline snowflake cookie. Use thinned Blue icing in cut disposable decorating bag to flow in snowflake. Let dry 24 hours.
    Decorate features one day in advance. For head, use White icing to attach puddle dot. Use tip 2, a cut disposable decorating bag and Black icing to pipe dot eyes and outline smile on puddle dot. Use brush and Orchid Pink color dust edible accents to color snowman cheeks. Use tip 5, Orange icing and cut disposable decorating bag to pipe nose. Use tip 3, a cut disposable decorating bag and White icing to pipe swirl snowflake details. Let dry overnight.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Performance Pans Cookie Sheet 14 inch x 20 inch 104105962 (all 3 Cookies)
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022 (all 3 Cookies)
  • Wilton Rolling Pin 104105154 (all 3 Cookies)
  • Wilton Disposable Decorating Bags 12 inch 104105894 (all 3 Cookies)
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 3 104103110 (all 3 Cookies)
  • Wilton Nesting Metal Cutter Set Snowflakes 4 pc. 104103496 (all 3 Cookies)
  • Your Favorite Roll Out Sugar Cookie Recipe (only Winter Wonderland and Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Color Flow Mix 4 oz. 104106222 (only Winter Wonderland and Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Parchment Paper Single Roll 104106148 (only Winter Wonderland and Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 5 104103117 (only Winter Wonderland and Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton 6 pc. Cake Boards 10 inch x 14 inch 104105908 (only Winter Wonderland Cookies)
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 12 104103096 (only Winter Wonderland Cookies)
  • Tape (only Winter Wonderland Cookies)
  • Wilton Icing Decorations Snowflake with Sparkle 104809616 (only Winter Wonderland Cookies)
  • Food-Safe Scissors (only Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Sky Blue 104103419 (only Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Teal 104103405 (only Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Orange 104103404 (only Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Black 104103425 (only Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 2 104103104  (only Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Pearl Dust 1 oz. Orchid Pink 104103523 (only Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Decorating Brush Set 5 pc. 104793678 (only Snowman Snowflake Cookies)
  • Your Favorite Roll Out Chocolate Cookie Recipe (only Chocolate Snowflake Cookies)
  • Wilton Royal Icing Mix 104521366 (only Chocolate Snowflake Cookies)
  • Confectioner's Sugar (only Chocolate Snowflake Cookies)
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