12.21.2011

Cookie Monsters


Last weekend I got together with the girls and we had a cookie decorating party. The original idea was that we would have our friend C and her two kids over, so that we could have a fun time with them, but they were not available. This did not deter us; we decided to have the party without them. 


In attendance was my friend N and her mom, me and my mom and our friend C.  We were assisted by little C, who is about 18 months old and actually decorated cookies better than I did, I think. Excuse the lighting, the low winter sun was shining right in the window and made it really hard to get a good photo.


Everyone brought snack foods to eat while we were hard at work; as hard as I tried to eat only carrots and hummus, I think I may have snuck in a lot of cookies along the way too. I mean, you have to try each type of cookie with each type of frosting! Right? 



My friend made two kinds of cookies: sugar and gingerbread, and three kinds of frosting: maple, orange and butter cream. 



We had several shapes, such as a bone, a star, a Santa, a couple of men, a heart, a tree and a bell.



We used food coloring and sprinkles to create our masterpieces.




We had a great time, all of us adult girls, decorating cookies badly. 


Have you ever had a cookie decorating party? Do you think you could do a better job decorating (meaning if you have preschool skills or higher) than we did? 

Note:  I just realized that my posts from the last few days were not showing up in Reader! After much detective work, I went to a site that I already followed and signed in, and VOILA, they were back. What the heck, google.

6 comments:

  1. What fun! I haven't made cookies in ages... I'd love to do it with friends like that!

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  2. Oh fun! Looks like a great event. I enjoy my gingerbread party but kind of miss the days of decorating sugar cookies. Although mine were always really ugly! i am better at gingerbread houses!

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  3. It seems like everyone I work with has and is making cookies. I've never been to a cookie decorating party and that is probably because I don't eat cookies and the times I've decorated cookies they look ummmm...not so great :)

    The santa looks so cool!

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  4. That looks like so much fun and I haven't done that in years

    :(


    I used to decorate a gingerbread house with my friends 2 daughters every year, too, but now we live too far away.

    Even if you don't eat cookies, you can still cookie party!

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  5. Oh my that sounds like so much fun! I have never had a cookie decorating party but I did go to a class with friends and it was a lot of fun. Maybe I can help set this up for next year.

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  6. I've never really had a PARTY but I decorate cookies every year. I used to do it with my brother and my mom but now it's just her & me. We usually wait until Christmas Eve to decorate. They are pretty hideous but it's always a lot of fun!

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