Kid's Birthday Parties

Discussion in 'The Hens' Nest' started by CoolWife, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. scotchbutter

    scotchbutter Chicken

    Which is why you should definitely do whatever is most fun for you! I think first birthday parties are for the parents anyway (in a good way—like woo we survived!)
     
  2. user4030

    user4030 Chicken

    @scotchbutter Okay I know you said no Peppa Pig and the party might have already passed or it’s today or tomorrow, but what about these cookies :lol:

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  3. scotchbutter

    scotchbutter Chicken

    OMJG nope nope nope nope.

    It’s in 3 weeks. I am no artist but I think I’m going to make a cake with a big pig on it.
     
  4. user4030

    user4030 Chicken

    I’m sure it will be adorable! Just find some good instructions and take your time :)
     
  5. RoryGilmore

    RoryGilmore Chicken

    I like how whoever baked those must have realized those pigs looked like dongs right out of the oven, but were like, “STFU you're wrong, let’s decorate ‘em anyway. Why not.”

    ETA: Filter made this better.
     
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2019
  6. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    “STFU you're wrong” always makes things better.
     
  7. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    Darling!
     
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  8. Kimmers

    Kimmers Chicken

    Adorable. I love it!
     
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  9. shiba shake

    shiba shake Chicken

    It's so cute!
     
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  10. moose

    moose RINGWORM GIRL :(

    That’s so sweet
     
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  11. user4058

    user4058 Chicken

    Does anyone have tips on icing sugar cookies with royal icing? I've never made them before, we are doing a Blippi party for S and I want to make bow tie sugar cookies.


    (We all know this is going to end with me throwing kitchen gadgets and going to Kroger but humor me here.)
     
  12. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    All I know is from the internet and they always outline it and after that dries fill it with thinner icing.
     
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  13. A. Ham

    A. Ham Chicken

    That's what they do on Bakeoff too.
     
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  14. MagnificentCat

    MagnificentCat Chicken

    My favorite channel for all things sweet:
     
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  15. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    Use a squeezie bottle instead of a pastry bag. Way less messy.

    I don't recommend multiple colors on a cookie for your first try. Stick with monochrome.

    Colored sugar crystals hide everything and make the cookies look super luxe.
     
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  16. user4058

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    I forgot about Cupcake Gemma! Her videos are so satisfying.

    Does anyone have a recommended cookie recipe? I never make sugar cookies and I don't want to make something too brittle.
     
  17. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    My recipe is in storage or I would share. But I wanted to add that rolling the dough out between parchment paper and sticking it in the freezer for a few minutes before cutting makes thing easier as well.
     
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  18. user4058

    user4058 Chicken

    Thank you!
     
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  19. A. Ham

    A. Ham Chicken

    Yes always chill the dough!!
     
  20. Dorothygale

    Dorothygale Chicken

    Nothing fancy, but the Wilton sugar cookie recipe is easy and the cookies come out nice; not too soft and not too crunchy/brittle.
    https://www.wilton.com/roll-out-cookie-dough/WLRECIP-31.html

    Use a thicker icing to outline, let it dry/harden, then add water to thin it out and flood fill the rest.
     
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  21. user4030

    user4030 Chicken

    This is my grandma’s recipe. I’ve never tried icing them but I see no reason they wouldn’t stand up to it. They’re nothing fancy but I love them.

     
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  22. user4058

    user4058 Chicken

    Thank you guys!
     
  23. A. Ham

    A. Ham Chicken

    That is so cute!!
     
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  24. user63

    user63 Chicken

    A++. So cute!
     
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  25. user4030

    user4030 Chicken

    Love it!
     
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