Sprinkles from Anne

My blog is like sprinkles on a cookie: A little something extra!

How to Make 'Paint Your Own' Cookies (and HOST A COOKIE PAINTING PARTY!)

September 19, 2017

Painting on cookies has never been easier or more FUN! Check out how to make a 'Paint-Your-Own' (PYO) cookie and see how to use the Sweet Sugarbelle edible paint palettes. Plus, learn my tips to host a Cookie Painting Party for the holidays or a birthday party (it is so...

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Kitten Tea Party Cookies

August 28, 2017

One of the challenge's of running a cookie business is that my girls see tons of cookie ideas pass through the bakery. And, when it comes to THEIR birthdays it's a big production to put together the cookie plan.  So this year, for Cecelia's 6th birthday party, she asked for...

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Summer Recap

August 23, 2017

It's hard to believe the summer is coming to a close and the craziness of back-to-school and the busy holiday cookie season is upon us. If your summer was as crazy as ours, you know it is hard to stay up-to-speed on the latest products and tutorials. So we created...

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How to Stencil a Watercolor Rose Cookie

August 14, 2017

I see pretty watercolor flowers EVERYWHERE, but they look so time-consuming and difficult! When making 24 cookies I don't think I have the time, patience or talent for hand-painting. But, now it is easy to create this look on a cookie using a stencil to achieve a hand-painted watercolor rose...

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How to Decorate Back to School Cookies: Crayon and Apple

August 9, 2017

I admit that I'm a little behind on prepping for Back to School. I think I'm just in denial. So it may not surprise you that I kept these cookies ULTRA simple. No time for projectors and fancy piping. I am just going to wow you with SIMPLICITY! Check out...

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How to Decorate a Mermaid Tail Cookie

July 31, 2017

This Mermaid Tail cookie will make a SPLASH at your next Under the Sea party! Watch and learn how to use stiff royal icing to create a scaled look on the tail. Then a quick finish on these easy, yet magical, party favors with a few piped accents!  This video...

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Flour Box Bakery Ice Cream Sundae and Mermaid Cookie Tutorials

July 19, 2017

I'm beyond excited to announce a collaboration with Ann Clark to design cookie cutters! My first cutter is super fun for summer ... an Ice Cream Sundae OR Mermaid. You can check it out in our online shop - click here! See the videos below to watch how to create these...

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New Chefmaster Colors

July 11, 2017

We are so excited to be launching a NEW line of color in the shop - Chefmaster! CLICK HERE to check out all the color options! Chefmaster is recognized by baking professionals as a premier color choice. The Chefmaster liqua-gels are VIBRANT high concentrated colors that will not break down...

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How to Decorate Soccer Cookies

June 28, 2017

Our family spent the spring on the soccer field! And, our team enjoyed a winning season for the first time! To celebrate, I made some team cookies for the soccer banquet. I always enjoy creating cookie 'characters', like this soccer player. My designs usually start with a sketch. This was my player...

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How to Use Wilton Icing Tip #13

June 22, 2017

On last week's blog post, we explored some fun uses for Wilton Tip #44. This week we are going to take a closer look at all the fun things Wilton Tip #13 can do.  Check out the close up photos and videos below to see this tip in action!! You can view...

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How to Use Wilton Icing Tip #44

June 14, 2017

One of my favorite 'specialty' tips is Wilton's tip #44. It's a wide and flat tip that is traditionally used in cake decorating for basketweave. But I love this flat tip for so many applications on cookies. It saves me time piping a quick detail verses trying to pipe and...

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Boxing Your Cookies

June 9, 2017

Let's make a deal this holiday season, NO MORE BROKEN COOKIES!! Check out this post and video for tips on boxing, packing and shipping cookies!! When shipping, I prefer to use a standard bakery box: I like to order these 9 x 9 x 3 boxes from Papermart. Cookies are...

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How to Decorate FIVE Unicorn Cookies with Videos!

May 22, 2017

A dash of magic, a pinch of rainbow confetti, and tons of cookie enchantment ... Unicorn Week at Flour Box Bakery starts NOW with majestic tutorials, a daily deal, and oodles of cookie fun! 🦄🦄  We'll be updating this blog post each day with a new video, so check back for lots of unicorn...

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How to Decorate Girls Night Out Cookies (with VIDEOS!)

May 19, 2017

Grab your girls and get decorating with these FIVE Girls Night Out cookie design ideas! Check out the how-to video tutorials below! Are you new to decorating? Before starting your first project, check out our FREE videos! Click here to check out our 'getting started' tutorials for videos on how...

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How to Decorate a Green Tractor Cookie

May 11, 2017

My mom, born and raised in Philadelphia, a city girl all the way, loves tractors. It's true! She's just fascinated by them. So I made these cookies for her for Mother's Day! No flowers or girly stuff here...just the classic yellow and green! Check out the video to see how...

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