Wilton® A Flair for Decorating Gingerbread Man
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Wilton® A Flair for Decorating Gingerbread Man

Small gingerbread cookies with a great big taste! This cast of characters is so much fun to decorate for kids and adults alike. You can even take time to make some of these chaps look like friends, party guests and family members.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • The Wilton® Michaels Exclusive Gingerpops Cookie Kit*
  • Wilton® Sugared Gumdrops, Mini
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Cornstarch
  • Mixer and Bowl
  • Wilton® Rolling Pin
  • Waxed Paper
  • Wilton® Angled Spatula, Small (or Butter Knife)
  • Scissors (or Paring Knife)
  • *Kit Includes:
  • Pre-baked Gingersnap Cookies (20; Approximately 2¼"x2")
  • Creamy White Icing Mix
  • Red Liquid Icing Color Packet
  • Confetti Sprinkles
  • Mini Multi-colored Candies
  • Jumbo White Nonpareils
  • Sticks (10)
  • Self-sealing Gift Stickers (10)
  • Decorating Bags (2)
  • Decorating Tips (2)
  • Complete Assembly and Decorating Instructions
 

Project Instructions

For decorating bag, use green icing to pipe and shape bag; let dry on waxed paper.

Use white icing to decorate zigzags on wrists and ankles. Decorate dots for eyes nose, buttons and outline for mouth.

Use white icing to decorate hair.

Cut small piece of the green leaves and flatten on surface sprinkled with granulated sugar. Cut with back of decorating tip. Attach piece to top of head with white icing. Attach red berry candy on top of green leaf piece with dot of white icing; then attach a yellow mini candy on top of berry with white icing.

Attach decorating bag to right hand with white icing.

Tips

Combine the following projects: (Getting it Together, Holiday Trendsetter, Striped for the Season, A Flair for Decorating, She's a Party Girl, Jolly Gingerbread Guy, Adding the Finishing Trims, Dashingly Dressed for the Holidays, She’s Ready To Party, Let The Festivities Begin) with the Wilton Mini Village projects (A-Frame Holiday Getaway, Festive Green-Striped House, A Serenity Scene, A Unique Slant on the Holiday) to create a vibrant holiday village. Partially build an additional gingerbread house but do not decorate. Place the gingerbread boy with the hammer next to this.

Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times.