We didn't get a chance to post this yesterday on the actual Father's Day as we were out and about, so this post is a day late, but we still want to share anyway :)
My lovely daughter and I have been very sneakily baking these cookies when my husband is not around and then decorating them when he was not looking :P
Let me tell you that it is very hard to secretly bake something for someone when they are living with you and constantly rummaging the pantry for treats! LOL
We had to store these cookies in a special place where he would not be looking, and we are pleased to tell you that this time around we were successful in keeping this a surprise :)
As you can see, he is very happy with his gift, yay! :)
The kids gave him the present early Sunday morning, and they couldn't wait to give him the surprise gift that they didn't even bother changing out of they pyjamas! LOL
These cookies are very easy and fun to make, you can play around with all sort of colourful designs and mixed and match any combinations as you please. Once the cookies are cooled, outline and fill the cookies with any colour icing you like, the good news is that you dont need a lot of icing to iced these cookies, but it does take time to make up the colours you want to use.
My daughter is really good at mixing colour, she also likes experimenting with mixing a few different colours together to get a different shade :) These are the colours she chose to make and after we piped the base colours we leave it overnight (hidden of course lol) to dry before we do the tie designs :)
We want to do simple designs for the tie, so polkadots and stripes are the easiest and some are just plain colour ties. We leave the tie designs to dry overnight before writing any letters on top of them just to make sure there wont be any colour bleeds.
The next step is to write the letters on top, we want to write "I LOVE DADDY" so this light blue polkadot tie is the first tie we decorate, isn't it cute?! :P
Then continue writing each letter on top of the tie. These are the second set of ties that spells 'LOVE'
And finally the last set of ties, the most important ones that spells 'DADDY' :)
Let them dry and the next step is to box them up along with the father's day card that
Claudia have prepared :)
Here is my lovely creative girl with her creations, isn't she beautiful? ;-)
And my cheeky boy showing off his fave cute little tie :P
That is all...I'm sure its still father's day somewhere in the world...one day late is excusable lol ;-)
Hope all the dads out there are had a wonderful day spoilt with hugs & kisses from his family :)
Cookie Artist & Content Creator, who loves spreading the cookie love.