Tuesday, September 18
The Last Days of Summer with Surfers and Shark Cookies
Here in the Pacific Northwest fall is ALMOST in the air. We've been gifted with an unseasonably warm spell before the rainy season starts up again but I know it will be here in a flash. I'm so excited that the holiday cookie season is right around the corner but first I have I get in one last nod to summer!
When I'm planning a cookie set I like to use the same cutter for different cookies if I can. I think it helps pull the design together when you repeat the shapes. For this set I used a shark from the Wilton Animal Cookie Cutters to cut the shark cookies and also to cut the surfboards by trimming the fins and the tail from the shark.
I could have made the entire platter from just these two cutters!
I also wanted the cookies to have a feel of summer and fall so I used colors from both to bridge the seasons. The blues and yellow are for summer and then yellow again with orange and brown for fall. I plan on doing several posts about choosing and mixing icing colors very soon but for now I'm just relaxing with the last of the sunny days!
I hope you are enjoying the last days of your summer!