Arrange these sheep from cookie decorator Dani Fiore as part of a Christmas cookie Nativity scene, or serve them as a sweet baby-shower treat. Also try: Donkey Sugar Cookie, Gingerbread Nativity Creche
Mix together some royal icing with black and brown gel paste until desired dark-brown shade is reached. Transfer to a small squirt bottle with a wide tip. Leaving 1/4-inch border, outline the face and legs of the sheep. Draw several zigzags across entire surface of the outlined area. If necessary, use a toothpick to spread evenly. Place dragees on face to form eyes. Let dry completely.
Mix together some royal icing with white or black coloring until desired shade is reached. Leaving a 1/4-inch border, outline body of sheep. Draw several zigzags across entire surface of outlined area. Cover with marshmallows or coated chocolate candies. Let dry completely.