Special Project My client coordinated a Mah Jongg tournament last weekend as a fund-raising event for Juvenile Diabetes. She ordered Mah Jongg tile cookies as event treats, and French Macarons for the Silent Auction. I decided to feature this order on the blog, since these cookies and macarons were so well-received! Mah Jongg Tiles I…

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We will use this blog post to periodically add tips, hints and other useful information to help with your mastery of baking this awesome, amazing little confection – the French Macaron! We will start with a hint for making smooth shells, and then add new info under separate headings to keep this post current and…

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We are very excited to share this post about our special French Macaron project!! My friend, Hilary, asked me to design custom guest favors for a party.  The event was a pre-wedding celebration for her daughter and fiancé. Since the wedding is out-of-state, the Houston event provided for many local friends and family to enjoy…

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I love the current trend of decorating cookies with rock candy to look like geodes – I just don’t like the crunch of the rock candy for eating the cookies! So I thought I’d try something a little different with these Tiffany-inspired macarons and see how that would go! It was clear at the outset…

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Last summer, I made a custom set of My Little Pony cookies for a special client for her visiting niece. Although the popularity of MLP seems to be waning somewhat nowadays, I wanted to put this post together to show some of my work process. My favorite part, aside from making their cute faces, was…

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Summertime is such a fun time for cookie designs!! Pineapples, flamingos, flip flops, ice cream, hot suns – you know, all the fun stuff!! I love the bright colors of summer for cookie designs, and all the new jewel and metallic dusts for accents – anything shimmery and bright!!

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