Dec 12


(Video) How to Pipe Royal Icing Cable Knit Mitten Cookies

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‘Tis the season for cookie decorating! (No matter that I love doing it all year round). I’ve been playing around with using royal icing to create different textures, and although I still need some practice with this one, here’s my version of cable-knit decorated hat and mitten cookies. This post is a short one too, I’m already thinking about the next one. In case you’d like to make these, here’s a little video and recipes, tools etc. you’ll need below:


If  you’d like to make these, you’ll need:

Cookie Recipe and Cookie Cutters

You can find the maple sugar cookie recipe HERE. There are other cut-out cookie recipes here.

The snowman cutter can be found here, and the mitten & hat 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.


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.

Enjoy baking and nibbling on these!



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One Comment

  1. Maria Theresia
    December 15, 2016 at 2:21 pm | Permalink

    tWow….I wondered how to get the pattern. You amaze me every time!!!
    Beautiful handwork! And what a steady hand! It blows me away.

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