They'll really sink their fangs into these Stay Wild Cookies made with Cookie Stencils from Confection Couture!
What can you I use to stencil cookies?
Whether it’s airbrushing or using royal icing, Confection Couture has everything you need to stencil the perfectly beautiful and whimsical cookie! This includes an incredible selection of stencil designs for all occasions, airbrush systems, colorants, and accessories.
What kind of icing do you use for cookie stencils?
Royal Icing works best for either coloring and creating the stencil itself or for creating a perfect surface onto which to airbrush your stenciled design.
Can you airbrush cookies?
It’s easy to create beautiful designs on cookies or cakes using our incredible selection of stencils and accessories!
What do you need to airbrush cookies?
Confection Couture has everything you need to create whimsical designs on your cookies or cakes for any occasion!
What is the easiest way to decorate cookies?
Using stencils, in conjunction with either airbrushing or royal icing, is a super easy way to create exciting themed cookies for any holiday or celebration or just for the fun of it!
Here's what you'll need:
- Stay Wild 3 Piece Cookie Stencil Set
- AirGenie Airbrush System
- Gyro-Cut Craft and Hobby Cutting Tool
- Cookie Magnets
- Plastic Bottle with Dropper Tip
- Quadrant Masking Tool (x2)
- Stencil Genie
- Screen Genie
- DecoPac Airbrush Food Coloring
- Harvest Brown
- Super Red
- Navy Blue
- Silver Shimmer
- Lime Green
- Bronze Shimmer
- Sugar Cookie ingredients
- Royal Icing ingredients
- Glad Press'n Seal
- Paper Towels
The first step, of course, is to bake and ice all the cookies that you will need!
Shading the Borders
DecoPac Airbrush Food Coloring is perfect for projects like this. For the shaded border, shake your bottle of Bronze Shimmer and pour 4-5 drops into the reservoir of the AirGenie airbrush tool. Test out the color on a spare cookie or white sheet of paper prior to airbrushing if desired.
Lightly spray the edge of the cookie, using a slight sweeping motion and rotating it as you move to achieve even coverage all around. Once finished, place the cookies aside.
For the Brown elements of the cookies, mix Harvest Brown with a little bit of Honey and Super Red until the right shade is achieved. You can mix them in a dropper bottle, which comes with a dropper tip. Once mixed, shake the bottle and pour 4-5 drops into the reservoir of the AirGenie airbrush tool. Test out the color on a spare cookie or white sheet of paper. Add more of any of the colors as needed until you achieve the desired shade.
To mask off intricate design elements, cut a piece of Glad Press'n Seal roughly the size of the stencil and place it over the top, pressing it into place to remove any bubbles or wrinkles.
Now, take a Gyro-Cut craft and hobby cutting tool and trim around the desired element - in this case the "STAY WILD" text and the beams shooting above the mountains. Turn the blade sideways and use it to lift the corner of the cut plastic. Then peel it away leaving everything else covered.
Preparing to Stencil
Separate the two portions of you Stencil Genie and place the thicker side down, magnets facing up. Next, place the stencil over the top with the chosen design centered in the middle of the square.
Place a Quadrant Masking Tool above and below the design to protect those areas of the cookie from overspray. Next, place the Screen Genie over the top and lock everything into place using the remaining piece of the Stencil Genie.
Place the entire assembly over the cookie, lining up the design where you'll want the color to go. To help keep the stencil flat against the cookie surface, use stacks of cookie magnets, in three or four, and place them strategically where they do the most good.
Prior to airbrushing each color and cookie, always test out the spray on a stack of paper towels. Adjust the flow as needed by turning the knob on top of the unit.
Apply the color using light, even coats. Use a long needle or chopstick to further press down the edges of the stencil as you go.
Once finished, lift away the magnets and then the tool assembly, and then put the cookie aside to dry.
Repeat the above process, sans the Press'n Seal, to airbrush the accent design on the square cookie.
Cleaning the Airbrush Tools
To clean the stencils and stencil tools in between cookies, rinse them off and dry completely using either clean paper towels or a lint-free dish towel.
To clean the airbrush tool between colors, rinse out the reservoir 3-4 times, then reattach the hose and fill the reservoir with water. Run the tool on full power until empty. Repeat this step twice more, once again with water and then a third time using an inexpensive 100-proof vodka.
Next, mix some Navy Blue and Silver Shimmer, in roughly equal parts, to achieve the muted blue for the next stencil elements.
Airbrush the mountain design on the rectangle cookie using the Quadrant Masking Tools above and below to protect the edges of the cookie from overspray.
Next, mask off and airbrush the mountains and water elements of the "STAY WILD" cookie.
Next, mix some Lime Green and Silver Shimmer for the remaining green element.
Finally, airbrush the trees on the "STAY WILD" cookie. Your cookies are now complete and ready for your next outdoor adventure.