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Made by Manu: 3-D Christmas Tree Cookie 2022

It’s the end of November, which means that it's time to share a Christmas tree-themed tutorial! [EDITOR'S NOTE: Apologies to Manu for my delayed posting - it's now early December! However, there's still plenty of time to enjoy this tutorial, and even make this fabulous project! ~ JMU] To kick off, I am posting pictures of the Christmas cookie tutorials that I have shared over the past several years here on Cookie Connection...

The Winner Reveal: Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™ 2022

At long last, it's the time so many of you have been waiting for - the grand winner reveal in the second virtual edition of Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™! But, wait! What happened to the finalist announcement, you ask?! Good question. A few weeks ago, I posted a notice to this site that answered this question quite fully. If you missed it, it said..

Every Little Detail with Aproned Artist: A Teddy Bear for Christmas

The holidays are right around the corner, and I’m feeling mixed emotions. On the one hand, I have all of the joyful anticipation of family gatherings and delicious food. On the other hand, there’s the shopping. In real life, I haven’t even started. But in my cookie fantasies, everyone wants a...

Saturday (Oops, Sunday) Spotlight: Top 10 Cookies

Hi, everyone! First, I apologize for the skipped Spotlight (last week) and the delayed one (this week). It was the Thanksgiving holiday here in the US and so I decided to take off from work to be with family, to recover from my mother's move to St. Louis the week prior, and to do some things (besides cookie decorating) that I like to do. I hope that all of you who celebrate...

International Alignment: An Important Judging Update for Julia's Competition

Hi, all! If you've been keeping an eye on the schedule for the 2022 virtual edition of Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™, you've probably been waiting with bated breath for the finalist reveal originally slated for today, November 18. If so, read on, as I have an important update for you related to the determination and announcement of winners...