America's Stars

America's Stars

For backyard BBQ’s or watching the fireworks, there's nothing easier and more festive than these star cookies. Let each stand proudly in a colorful painted pot.

Each serves 1.

Step 1

Step 1: Make Cookies

Prepare your favorite sugar cookie recipe or use refrigerated cookie dough. Spray pan with vegetable pan spray. Press cookie dough into pan cavities; press cookie sticks into dough. Bake and cool cookies following recipe directions.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate Cookies

Place cooled cookies on cooling grid over a cookie sheet. Cover with poured cookie icing; let set until firm. Attach the flag decoration to center of cookie with buttercream icing. Outline cookie with tip 3 buttercream line; immediately attach sprinkles.

Step 3

Step 3: Assemble Arrangement

If necessary, add 1 to 1-1/2 inches dry beans to pot to keep it steady. Place craft block in container; insert cookie sticks into craft block, trimming sticks as needed. Add shredded basket filler.

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.