Wilton® Adding The Finishing Trims Gingerbread Cookie
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Wilton® Adding The Finishing Trims Gingerbread Cookie

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

Use white icing to pipe a small decorating bag on parchment paper; let dry.

Use white icing to outline pants and fill in with zigzags (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Add red mini multi-colored candies to trim bottom of pants.

Use red icing to outline waistband, suspenders and mouth. Add red dot nose.

Add yellow jumbo confetti for buttons on suspenders with white dots of icing.

Use white icing to decorate swirl hair, zigzag on right wrist and dots on red suspenders.

Use white icing to pipe eyes and buttons and top with mini multi-colored candies.

Attach decorating bag to left hand with dots of icing.

When completely dry, attach mini sugared gumdrops. Let dry.


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.