Christmas Elf in a Santa Sack Cookies Picture Tutorial

If you follow my blog, then you already know that I decided to make a few new Christmas cookie designs this year. My reindeer guys have been lonely and nobody wants to be alone at Christmas. Not even the gingerbread. The more, the merrier I say!

I have already posted the girl reindeer cookie and this time I will share how I made this Elf in a Santa Sack!

ELF in a Santa Sack gingerbread cookies

I used a round cookie cutter and royal icing to make this one and experimented a little with an upside down gingerbread man cutter again. I started with the sack, making the blob for the bottom then, leaving a small space, adding the top portion of the sack.



ELF in a Santa Sack gingerbread cookies

I then added the elf feet. I do it this way because it gets more icing on there that isn't touching so that it can dry. This way I can move on with the design quicker! Let dry.

ELF in a Santa Sack gingerbread cookies

For this guy, I added striped legs so I started with white and placed three stripes going form the shoe to the bag on each leg.

ELF in a Santa Sack gingerbread cookies

Once that was mostly dry, I added the red between the  white stripes.

ELF in a Santa Sack gingerbread cookies

I then added the sash or ribbon.

ELF in a Santa Sack gingerbread cookies

And then a few stars.

ELF in a Santa Sack gingerbread cookies

I was playing around with idea of using a gingerbread man cookie cutter for this one as well. I think it turned out pretty well. The only difference in decorating is that I used a simple white leg instead of stripes. This is much easier and less time consuming.

Santa sac Christmas helper elf gingerbread cookies

I hope you are all enjoying this holiday season.

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I have at least one more design and cookie video to come before Christmas.If you are making any of these cookies please share them with me! I would love to see them! Tag me on Instagram or Facebook, you can also email me!


Links

Holiday Reindeer Cookies

Girly Reindeer Cookies

How to make Royal Icing

One of my favourite gingerbread cookie recipes from The Sweet Adventures of Sugarbeell 

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