This chevron flower pattern is really easy to do. You can do similar straight-line patterns on rectangular or other shaped cookies. These "flowers" are best on a round cookie.
2 Pastry bags fitted with plain, medium size tip
2 contrasting colors of royal icing or glaze, medium thickness
2 toothpicks, scribes or similar tools
Outline your cookie in the background color. Fill inside the circle (flood) with same color. With the contrasting color, draw two concentric circles and a dot in the middle, so it looks like a target. Allow to settle for a minute or so, until it the lines work their way to the same level as the background.
Using your toothpick or scribe, starting from the inner dot at the center of the cookie, drag gently outward to the edge of the icing. You don't need to press all the way to the cookies, just drag the upper layer of the frosting. Repeat the on the opposite side, making a straight line outward. Then repeat these lines two more times, making a + sign, so that outwardly dragged lines are at 12, 3, 6 and 9 of a clock or at north, south, east and west on a compass.
Halfway between each of these lines, use your scribe or toothpick to drag inward lines. Starting from the outside of the icing, drag lines in toward the center and stop. Repeat this between each of the outward lines to make the blossom.
If you are using a rectangular cookie, use the same concept, dragging equally spaced lines one way, then the other to create a zigzag pattern.
We will add photos that show the process clearly in November.
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