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GINGERBREAD REINDEER COOKIES!

How to make Holiday Reindeer Cookies with Royal Icing and a gingerbread cookie cutter

For the past few years I have made these Reindeer Gingerbread Cookies and they have definitely become a Christmas favourite.





You get the reindeer head shape by taking a gingerbread man cookie and turning it upside-down.



Then it's all icing!
First make the shape of the head with light brown royal icing. I start with a "T" shape and then spread the icing out. I use a toothpick to pull the edge of the ears to a point.

Then I add the antlers, ear detail and nose with royal icing in a slightly darker brown.  I added red candy on some of them for their noses.

Then a couple of dark brown dots for eyes and a sweep of the same icing for a mouth.

These are fun and festive and easily made with items around your house. I love to decorate with royal icing using the back of a small spoon and a toothpick or two!


For royal icing I start with a basic consistency and thicken or thin with small amounts of water to adjust to how I like it.
To make Royal Icing I start with:
4 cups icing sugar 3…

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