Valentine's Day has got to be one of the greatest cookie holidays (if not THE greatest), so I suppose it should come as no surprise that there are still a lot of heart-shaped and love-themed cookies hitting this week's hot list.* Our Spotlight also has an ample helping of spectacular, gravity-defying stringwork cookies, all entries to @Sweet Prodigy's current Practice Bakes Perfect challenge. (Psst . . . the challenge is open 'til February 28, so there's still time to enter and have a chance at winning a one-hour, $100-value video mentoring session with me! I'd love to meet every single one of you, so please hurry up and enter! More info here.)
Special congrats to @Toni Lea and @Gemma Serra, both newcomers to this hot list, I believe . . . and also to @My Lovely Cookie for catching my eye and landing the coveted cover spot! Now, onto all of this week's impressive honorees . . .
#1: Flowers by Ryoko ~Cookie Ave.
#2: Fall-Winter 2021 Cookie Collection by Evelindecora
#3: Sweet Little Baker by Inspirations by Carmen Urbano
#4: Be Mine 2021 by Toni Lea
#5: 3-D Heart Box Cookies by Julia M. Usher [EDITOR'S NOTE: Hey, that's me! I usually skip myself if I land on a hot list, but I decided to keep these cookies in the line-up and use them as an excuse to send you another belated Valentine's wish of love and happiness tonight! These babies were crafted with all of you sweet cookiers in mind! 😘]
#6: Crocheted Doily Cookies by MANUELA CANTÙ
#7: Besos de San Valentin by Gemma Serra
#8: Provence by My Lovely Cookie
#9: Stringwork Maniquie by Yazz Ross
And, lastly, a super fast-rising cookie set that was just posted today (!) . . .
#10: Having a Play with New Cutters by Little-Fancies
Enjoy the rest of your weekend! Stay warm and stay safe! I'll "see" you here next week at the same time!
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