Cookies are popular treats for all seasons and all occasions. In just a few minutes, a cookie can be transformed from a simple shape into a colourful, edible work of art. With some basic skills and a little practice, everyone from kids to adults can enjoy this fun craft. Author, teacher and award-winning designer Autumn Carpenter helps you learn these skills and become a confident cookie decorator through simple step-by-step directions, photos and invaluable decorating tips and tricks. Galleries of beautifully decorated cookies in a wide range of themes offer examples and inspiration. Packed with hundreds of techniques and ideas, step-by-step instructions for decorating cookies, including buttercream icing, rolled fondant, run sugar, painting, chocolate icing, and egg wash glaze, and more than 550 large colour photos The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating is the essential reference for novice and expert cookie decorators.
Autumn Carpenter is a skilled sugar artist, demonstrator, teacher, and author. She is a third generation candy-maker and confectionery artist; growing up she worked closely with her mother on books, product development, and classes. Carpenter demonstrates annually at the International Cake Exploration Societé and travels the US teaching her craft. She has self-published several books on cake decorating, cookie decorating, cupcakes, and candy making.