It’s a good time to work on those faux cookies I make and donate to the historic farmhouse and manor house.
Not sure when I’ll get back to give farmhouse tours, but for now, I’ll be busy making up a new batch of faux sheep, leaf and acorn cookies.
This photograph shows a tin of mini cookie cutters. I’m using the acorn cookie cutter from this set.Mini Cookie Cutters
Directions on How to Make Faux Sheep, Leaf and Acorn Cookies
The first step is to open two packages of white Crayola Model Magic clay and knead them both together to give you a nice lump of clay to work with.
After several minutes of kneading the clay, it should look smooth. Place on a piece of wax paper and with a rolling pin, roll out into a circle. The thickness should be slightly thicker than regular sugar cookies. If in doubt, roll out the clay a little thicker.Rolling Out White Crayola Model Magic Clay
Select the cookie cutters you wish to work with. Today I am making some sheep cookies along with a fall leaf and acorn cutters.
The sheep cookies are very time consuming to decorate with “faux” Royal icing.
The two below photographs show me making sheep wool scrolls from clay. I’ll talk more about this in another blog.Acorn and Leaf Faux Cookies Using a Toothpick to Make Scrolls Sheep Wool Scrolls
The below photograph shows a drying tray for a bunch of faux cookies.
Before painting and decorating, the cookies must be totally dry.
During the drying process, be sure to check on the cookies. If they start to pull up on the ends, flatten them down with the palm of your hand.Faux Cookies on Drying Tray Faux Sheep Cookies with Cookie Cutter