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How to Create Chocolate Curls by Hand

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Enjoy the Greenery

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Afternoon Tea Set

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Pack a pretty mug with tea bags and homemade sweets. To make simple sugar cookies special, imprint an initial on each one with an alphabet cutter before baking. Show them off in cellophane tied with baker's twine and nestled in matching tissue
Materials
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Gel-paste food coloring in pink and green
  • Sanding sugar, for sprinkling
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Baked Meringue Bouquet

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Sugar Cube House

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Sugar cubes and royal icing serve as the bricks and mortar for this confectionery Christmas house. Add a few architectural details -- peppermint sticks for roof shingles, jelly beans to line the windows, and rock candy along the rooftop -- and you'll have a fanciful creation that requires no baking.
Materials
  • Parchment paper
  • Rectangular-shaped sugar cubes
  • Assorted pastry tips
  • Royal Icing
  • Knife
  • Scissors
  • Piece of cardboard
  • Old-fashioned stick candy
  • Gumdrops
  • Assorted candy
  • Rectangular-shaped cookie
  • Cotton candy
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