Baby Bear Cookies

 And last but not least…

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Baby bear cookies…

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Too cute.

I usually don’t do too many animal cookies, but after these cute bears, I think I may have to try other animals. The baby cutter set that I used was by Wilton – it came with a onesie, bear, carriage, and rocking horse. I find animal cookies to be a little trickier than than regular designs because theres usually more detail, multiple colors, and sequence of steps that need to be taken. It took a little while to think of how to pipe this cookie because I wanted to add some dimension and distinction between the head, body, arms and legs. In order to create this look, I flooded different sections of the bear in a certain sequence, allowed those portions to dry, and then flooded the other sections.

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I was honestly a little worried about these cookies at first, but I’m really happy with how they turned out, especially with the distinction between the head, body and limbs. For this design, I also didn’t bother piping an outline border first and then flooding it because I didn’t want that piped outline to show, so I literally just flooded the sections. In terms of the sequence: first, I flooded (#2) both the head and feet in a caramel brown and allowed them to completely dry. Next I flooded the body and ears and allowed them to dry. And very last, flooded the arms.

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Once the caramel brown color was completely dry, I added the lighter brown detail color to the face and paws (#2). After the light brown was completely dry, I piped out the eyes, nose and mouth (#1) – since the facial detail is so small, I found it helpful to have a slightly stiffer icing to ensure that the icing would hold it’s shape.

So happy about how all the cookies turned out! Super cute trio and perfect for a baby shower!

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9 Comments Add yours

  1. They look amazing but sounds like a lot of work.

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    1. Janine says:

      Thx, yah they were a bit of work with all the diff steps

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  2. Janine those are adorable.

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  3. Angie says:

    So, so…cute!! Where you been, Janine? Long time no see! Fiesta Friday misses you! 😃

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    1. Janine says:

      Thank you, Angie! Yes, I know. Way behind on blog reading and the fiesta partying – hope all is well!

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  4. Now that is adorable!! <3 Pretty smitten over here…

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  5. chefceaser says:

    Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.

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