Sprinkles from Anne

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

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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How to Decorate Cute Bird and Birdhouse Cookies

April 21, 2017

Are you busy making cute spring cookies? I have a favorite customer that wanted to order cute spring cookies. I loved making these birds and birdhouses!!   Are you new to decorating? Before starting your first project, check out our FREE videos! Click here to check out our 'getting started'...

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How to Decorate Baseball Cookies

April 6, 2017

This is a big week for baseball fans - the opening of the season! And to celebrate, we have FOUR fun baseball video tutorials! Watch and learn how to make the adorable cookies from this collection. They are sure to be a hit at your next team party. Are you...

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How to Decorate a Cool Pineapple Cookie

March 14, 2017

Clipart can be great inspiration for Cookies! Check out this adorable pineapple cookie using clipart I purchased this clipart set from JWIlustrations - Click here to purchase and download! Watch the video to learn what tip sizes I used to create this cookie. Also, use the graphics to know when...

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How Much do I Make?

March 14, 2017

The biggest struggle I had when I first started decorating was learning how much dough and icing I would need for a cookie project. This blog post will outline my method for planning for small (1 dozen), medium (4 dozen), and large (12 dozen) cookie projects. I hope this is...

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How to Decorate a Ballet Pointe Shoe Cookie

March 7, 2017

When making dozens of the same cookie favor, it's smart to keep the details balanced. This helps to keep the fun in decorating, but also results in a beautiful cookie favor. Take these ballet slipper cookies for example.  I love to pair an easy technique like stenciling with more time-consuming details...

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