Did you know the National Kite-Flying Day is observed annually on February 8th? Why not make these delicious Kite Cookies to make for this special day!
Your favorite recipe for sugar cookies
enough to make about 1 dozen
Roll out your cookie dough using a
and cut out twelve diamond shapes using a
diamond-shaped cookie cutter
. Bake according to recipe directions.
Before you begin decorating, you must ensure your cookies are fully cooled. The best way to achieve this is by using a
which cools the cookies throughly fast from both above and below.
Roll out the
so that they’re each about a quarter of an inch thick.
Using the same
diamond cookie cutter
you used to cut the diamond-shaped cookies, cut out six diamonds of each fondant color.
Cut each fondant piece in quarters using a
. Press each one onto each cookie, alternating colors.
Roll out twelve spheres from your
, about a quarter of an inch in size. Then, roll it out so that each one is about three inches in length.
Press your black fondant “string” onto the end of each cookie.
To make the bows for the cookies, roll out small spheres from each color. You’ll need 18 spheres of each color. Shape 24 of them, forming them into triangles and place 2 on each cookie.
Press a sphere in the center of the two triangles – now, you have formed your bow.
Serve and enjoy!