GIVEAWAY!!! The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating


This must-have book for anyone interested in cookie decorating, The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating, truly is complete. The book is filled with almost 200 pages and over 550 photographs of cookie decorating instruction. Author Autumn Carpenter takes you by the hand and walks you through every component of cookie decorating, from the tools for cookie decorating, recipes, how to plan and design your cookies, to icing consistencies, piping royal icing and working with fondant. You’ll learn how to create effects such as marbling and brush embroidery, how to make shimmery cookies, how to use stencils and edible frosting sheets, and even how to package and present cookies. No detail is forgotten, and every technique possible is covered. A tiny sampling of the cookies you can create (before, that is, taking what you learn and making your own, which this book very much sets you up to do): Ducks, butterflies, flowers and wedding cakes, an entire farm of animals, cookies for your princess, sea creatures and cupcakes, pretty birds and hot lips, scary skulls and a cheery Santa.

Want to peek inside? Here’s a quick and clever way to make a fluffy frosting bunny tail on your cookies from the book at the publisher’s site, Craftside. Want more than a peek inside? Want a copy of your own? Scroll to the end to enter the giveaway!




To enter for a chance to win a copy of The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating, by Autumn Carpenter, leave a comment to this post before Sunday, March 10th, 2013, midnight EST.

Details: The winner is randomly drawn and has 48 hours to respond after being notified before another winner is drawn. Book ships directly from publisher to US address only.


  1. Cyd says

    my son loves to eat cookies and his girlfriend loves to make them for him. She would love this!

  2. Karen Propes says

    I would love this book, I can decorate cakes and such, but now that I have a Granddaughter I need to start making cookies. She loves cookies and helping in the kitchen. We would have a great time with this book and make a lot of people happy. Good luck to all

  3. Chloe Dickenson says

    thay all look amazing, i love baking so this would really help improve my skills!

  4. KaySue says

    This looks like a great book to have – step by step instructions and lots of pictures are always nice to have!

  5. Margaret says

    This looks great! I’ve always wanted to make fancier cookies, but haven’t really known where to start.

  6. Mary Elaine says

    I would love to have this! I enjoy cake decorating, but am intimidated by cookies! This would be a great way to start attempting cookie decorating with some awesome ideas!

  7. Carmen says

    I love decorating cookies but mine are so basic – I could really use this book. Thanks for the chance to win!

  8. Sara B says

    I love cutout cookies and it is so hard to find good ones. It would be nice to be able to make my own!

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