Rainbow of Boas Cookies

Rainbow of Boas Cookies

This colorful group of reptiles are so easy to make. But plan ahead; the icing needs to dry several hours or overnight. The perfect treat for snake lovers, "s" week at school, day camp or just for fun!

Step 1

Step 1: Bake The Cookies

Make Roll-Out Cookie Dough, or use refrigerated cookie dough. Roll out 1/8 in. thick; cut "S" cookies. Bake 7-9 minutes or until edges begin to brown; let set on cookie sheet 1 minute. Remove from sheet and cool completely.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate Snakes

Place cookies on cooling grid over parchment-lined pan. Tint dark and light versions of thinned royal icing desired snake colors, using icing colors. Cover cookies with thinned darker colored icing, allowing icing to flow over edges of cookie; immediately add lines and dots with lighter tinted icing. Let dry. Add tip #7 white royal icing dot eyes and Tip #2 black dot pupils and nostrils.

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