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{Video} How to Decorate Butterfly Cookies

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Happy September! I thought I’d share a few bursts of butterfly color while we head into the fall season (where I live). Marbling butterflies is one of the easiest and most effective ways to decorate cookies – a minimum of effort (depending on how many you make and of course how many designs), with remarkable results. If you’re new to decorating, really, you can do this, and if you’re an experienced decorator, I’d love to see some of your designs if you’d like to share below.

How to Decorate Butterfly Cookies

If you can’t see video click here.

If  you’d like to make these, check out the video above and the tools etc. you’ll need below.

Cookie Recipe

These are sugar cookies; you can find the recipe here. There are other cut-out cookie recipes here.

The cookie cutters can be found here.

Royal Icing

You can find my favorite royal icing recipe here. The consistency of icing is key for easy decorating. Click here to see a YouTube video on finding the right icing thickness.

Decorating Items

What you’ll need (these are affiliate links):

Decorating Steps

This video on outlining and flooding is a good place to start if you’re new to decorating cookies with royal icing. These cookie decorating basics YouTube videos may also be helpful to get you started.

Besides the video tutorial on YouTube which I’ve shared here, I’ve also shared a few how-to videos on Instagram, which you can see here.

Play around with different icing colors and designs; it’s fun to see what you can come up with!

The techniques are all the same, just add more or less colors and drag the icing in different directions.

Once you have the basics it’s easy to play around with the designs.

If  you have any questions or comments please feel free to drop me a line below in the comment section or on social media. You can find me on FacebookGoogle+InstagramPinterestTwitter and YouTube.

Happy baking and decorating!

xo,

Marian

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5 Comments

  1. Roshini
    September 6, 2016 at 12:24 am | Permalink
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    Wow! they are so cute lovely 🙂
    Missed your posts and happy to see you back Marian

  2. September 6, 2016 at 7:04 am | Permalink
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    Nothing less than spectacular, Marian.
    And, even more beautiful is this email arriving in my inbox.
    xo

  3. September 6, 2016 at 10:09 am | Permalink
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    *sigh* 🙂

    They look all so very beautiful, Marian.
    Your gift is amazing. Thank you for sharing these cute and stunning looking butterfly cookies (look SO real too!).

    “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.”
    James 1:17

    xoxo,
    niner 🙂

  4. September 9, 2016 at 10:26 am | Permalink
    4

    Thanks for the comments! xo

  5. November 21, 2016 at 9:32 pm | Permalink
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    Would love to learn to make these.

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