I fondly remembering decorating cookies with my mom when I was young. It’s a tradition I’ve passed on to my children. Although, truth be told, I usually rope my mom into supervising the decorating and I can just flit in and out of the kitchen oohing and aahing over the beautiful decorated cookies. This year, my kids had fun decorating cookies with an Adventure Time cartoon theme.
I confess that I don’t know much about Adventure Time, but all 3 of my kids enjoy it. My youngest daughter, S., took great care to recreate each of the characters.
We started had lots of traditionally decorated cookies (more on the one in the bottom right corner in a bit).
S. used the traditional gingerbread man cookie to make Finn and the baby gingerbread man cookie to make Jake.
The gingerbread girl cookie became Princess Bubblegum.
The same gingerbread cookie shape also became the Ice King.
The star shaped cookie became Flame Princess.
So, while my daughter was so carefully frosting these cookies to represent her and her brother’s favorite characters, my son got impatient and decorated a bloody stabbed cookie. (shaking my head). What can you say about 11-year old boys?
I think S. did an amazing job creatively frosting these cookies with just a butter knife and a toothpick. And best of all…they taste as good as they look.