Bridget Edwards is the author of Decorating Cookies: 60+ Designs for Holidays, Celebrations & Everyday. Once you’ve mastered the cute and clever designs in the book, get more of Bridget’s crafty baking at her blog, Bake at 350.
Sure, you can make flower cookies just about any time of the year, but Mother’s Day is the perfect time to whip up a batch. The real bonus here? Mom might even share.
Click the flower names for pictures and tutorials to make them at home:
Pretty Pansies: garden beauties in a bevy of colors
Giant Sunflowers: chocolate cut-out cookies with chocolate sprinkled centers
Ruffled Carnations: on tall stems with ruffled fondant edges
Delicate Hyacinths: clustered together for the sweetest bouquet
Swirly Pink Roses: two-tones pink blooms with and without a little sparkle
3-D Flower Pots: both the flowers AND the 3-D pots are cookies
Tropical Hibiscus: easy-to-make and absolutely stunning
So, skip the vase this year and head into the kitchen!