3 Simple Ways To Spice Up Your Holiday Baking

One of our favorite things about Christmas is the COOKIES! They check all the boxes – festive, fun to make, and delicious to eat. We’ve collected three videos to help you easily add variety to your holiday baking repertoire with IOD.

#1 Sugar Cookie Decorating Like a Pro with IOD Moulds

The IOD Sisters were in the kitchen with some sugar cookie decorating ideas. They guided us through an insanely easy way to make gourmet cookie decorations with molded chocolate — edible ornaments anyone? The IOD product used in this tutorial is the He Loves Me decor mould.

Here’s the sugar cookie recipe they mention first thing: by @nedasnummies https://nedasnummees.com/the-only-sugar-cookie-recipe-you-need-to-make-amazing-cut-outs/

#2 Stamped Cookies – How to Use IOD Stamps on Royal Icing and Fondant

Did you know that IOD stamps can double as cookie stamps (just don’t use the same set for DIY home decor)! Here’s a simple way to make “fancy” cookies for the holidays, weddings, baby showers, and all your other special occasions. Using royal icing or fondant, shaped sugar cookies, and oil-based food coloring, you can easily get detailed cookie designs and cookie decorations. This technique works well for professional bakers as well as home bakers. It’s so easy that anyone can make these beautiful cookies. The inspiration for the Crockery Stamp cookie was from Brooklyn-based IOD stockist Milton’s Daughter. You can check out her video, which includes how to make the royal icing here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQPwj6aL10Q

Iron Orchid Designs products used in this tutorial are the Crockery Stamp and Seashore Stamp. To learn how to condition your stamps for first use, check out this IOD Stamping Basics video: https://youtu.be/ZvlybVAl3JQ

#3 Forget the Cookie Cutters – Try This Cookie Shaping Hack with Silicone Moulds by IOD

The sisters guide us in using IOD moulds to make gorgeous sugar cookies with a sugar glaze that are perfect for holiday baking, a DIY wedding, or any special occasion. This is an easy cookie decorating hack for beginner bakers and cookie artists alike. The Sisters show us step-by-step how to make fancy cookie shapes and chocolate dipped cookie sticks to add to your baked goods plate.

Iron Orchid Designs products used in this tutorial are the Trimmings 1 Mould and the Classic Elements Mould

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  1. Delma yoder on March 4, 2022 at 10:20 am

    I am looking for some ribbon decals for a craft of houseboats can you let me know where to look

    • IOD Customer Service IOD Customer Service on March 7, 2022 at 12:23 pm

      Hello Delma!

      Could you clarify exactly what it is you are looking for?

      Thank you! 😊

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