• 4 Ratings

Treat your sweetheart with an adorable gnome from cookie decorator Dani Fiori of Sweet Dani B.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Mix together some royal icing with peach gel paste until desired peach shade is reached. Transfer to a small squirt bottle with a wide tip. Leaving a 1/4-inch border, outline the face, hand, and feet of the gnomi. Draw several zigzags across entire surface of the outlined area. If necessary, use a toothpick to spread evenly. Add a sweetheart to the hand and two blue, green, or violet candy beads to face to form eyes.

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  • Mix together some royal icing with pink gel paste until desired pink shade is reached. Transfer to a small squirt bottle with a wide tip. Leaving a 1/4-inch border, outline dress and suspenders. Draw several zigzags across entire surface of the outlined area. If necessary, use a toothpick to spread evenly. Add two large confetti-candy circles to suspenders to create buttons. Let dry 4 to 8 hours.

  • Mix together some royal icing with white gel paste until desired shade of white is reached. Transfer to a small squirt bottle with a wide tip. Leaving 1/4-inch border, outline hat. Draw several zigzags across entire surface of the outlined area. If necessary, use a toothpick to spread evenly. Sprinkle immediately with sanding sugar or white nonpareils.

  • Mix together some royal icing with red gel paste until desired red shade is reached. Transfer to a small squirt bottle with a wide tip. Leaving a 1/4-inch border, outline the shirt. Draw several zigzags across entire surface of the outlined area. If necessary, use a toothpick to spread evenly. Using tweezers, immediately add pearl candy beads to create a necklace. Add a sweetheart candy in the center to create a charm.

  • Mix together some royal icing with brown gel paste until desired brown shade is reached. Transfer to a small squirt bottle with a wide tip. Leaving a 1/4-inch border, outline shoes. Draw several zigzags across entire surface of the outlined area. If necessary, use a toothpick to spread evenly.

  • Using a small paintbrush, lightly brush cheeks with pink pigment dust, being careful not to touch hat or shirt. Let dry at least 8 hours and up to overnight.

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4 Ratings
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