On Tuesday I got a request to do 8 dozen star cookies in red, white & blue for a ground breaking ceremony. The customer has ordered the same cookies from me a couple of years ago and I was happy to oblige.
My week is very full and Mondays are the token "crazy day" around here, so I began them at 9pm when the boys were in bed. It's much easier to scrub down the kitchen, bake and decorate without 2 little boys around. Enrique is always a helpful taste tester and willingly accepts all reject cookies.
They were simple cookies. Bright marbled royal icing on most and I encrusted several with white sanding sugar.
Here are some Irish Dancing Shoe cookies:
And telephone cookies for a gentleman celebrating 90 years! (He worked for the phone company in earlier years. The rotary dial is white fondant, cut & placed on the wet royal icing: