Jolly Gingerbread Boy Cookies
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Jolly Gingerbread Boy Cookies

Smiling Gingerbread Boy Cookies Make a Jolly Treat for friends and family. Change the look for little girls easily! Pipe dresses, shoes and accessories using icing and colored sugars.
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Material List

  • Wilton® Roll-Out Cookie Recipe
  • Wilton® 12 in. Rolling Pin
  • Wilton® 4-Pc. Grippy Cutter Set (gingerbread boy used)
  • Wilton® Non-Stick Cookie Sheet
  • Wilton® 10 in. x 16 in. Rectangle Cooling Grid
  • Wilton® Royal Icing Mix
  • Wilton® Brown Icing Color
  • Wilton® Leaf Green Icing Color *
  • Wilton® Kelly Green Icing Color *
  • Wilton® Christmas Red Icing Color
  • Wilton® 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 3
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 2
  • Wilton® Holiday Confetti (red used)
  • Wilton® Piping Gel
  • Wilton® Red Colored Sugars
  • Wilton® Green Colored Sugars
  • Wilton® White Nonpareils
  • Cornstarch
  • Wilton® Decorator Brush
 

Project Instructions

Prepare cookie dough according to recipe and roll out 1/8 in. thick. Cut using gingerbread boy cookie cutter from set. Bake and cool completely.

Prepare royal icing according to recipe. Tint portions brown, green* and red; reserve some white.

For both gingerbread boy cookies, use tip 3 and full-strength brown icing to outline cookies. Use tip 2 and thinned brown icing to fill in. Let dry overnight.

To make gingerbread boy with green pants: Use tip 3 and full-strength green icing to outline pants. Use tip 2 and thinned green icing to fill in pants. Let set. Use tip 2 and full-strength red icing to pipe suspenders and to attach red holiday confetti on cuffs of pants. Use tip 2 and full-strength white icing to pipe outline smile and to dot eyes, nose, cheeks and buttons. Let set.

To make gingerbread boy with red tie: Use tip 2 and full-strength white icing to pipe outline smile and to dot eyes and nose. Use tip 2 and piping gel to outline tie; sprinkle with red sugar. Use tip 2 and piping gel to pipe buttons; sprinkle with green sugar. Let set. Brush off excess sugar. Use tip 2 and piping gel to pipe wavy lines on ankles and cuffs; sprinkle with white nonpareils. Let set. Brush off excess white nonpareils.

*Combine Leaf Green and Kelly Green for green shown.

Tips

Adult supervision is required at all times. Oven should only be used by an adult.

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