Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Sesame Street Cookies-How to make Oscar The Grouch

Happy Tuesday! To be honest, after having a few days off I really didn't feel like going back to work. Except for Sunday that it rained all day,we had a wonderful weekend full of fun time with my little girl and a lot of food.I think I provably gained 5 pounds in 3 days from all the food I consumed.

I hope you had a great weekend too with friends and family.

I have to say that I had so much fun making these cookies for a birthday party in Kansas, although, I wish I had a Kopykake projector for the cookies, it would had been easier to decorate . I'm pretty much use to make Elmo since that is a very popular theme for children's parties, but Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch were totally new to me. This is my first time making then, and I don't think they came out that bad.
Big Bird Cookies


Elmo Cookies

Oscar the Grouch

I am not a cookie expert by any means, but here is a little tutorial of the making of Oscar the Grouch


I didn't have an Oscar cookie cutter, so I improvised with an extra flower cutter that I had. You can also make your own template using cardstock or a big plastic lid from a container


I found these pictures online of Big Bird and Oscar. I printed them out as reference and "templates" for my cookies.



For flooding my cookies I don't like the icing too runny. If you have any questions regarding icing consistency,I would recommend you to visit Marian from Sweetopia, she has a fabulous tutorial and post about  How to figure out the right royal icing consistency.


To make Oscar's tongue I used very thin red fondant instead of piping and flooding it with red royal icing. I used a very small heart shape cutter and attached the "tongue" with dab of piping gel.


And here is the cookie!
Well, I hope you all have a great week and thank you for stopping by.


Hannah said...

These are incredible and darling. The kiddos who get to munch on those are a lucky bunch!

Jenniffer said...

Your cookies are always so perfect! I don't think I could decorate a cookie to save my life!

LORENA said...

Complimenti, sono bellissimi !!!

Ratita Golosa said...

Te han quedado perfectas y muy simpáticas.
gracias por el tutorial y besos!

Sue said...

Kathia, They came out fantastic! I think I see Oscar cookies in my future:) Thanks also for the tutorial.

Unknown said...

Wow! these are great! Faces that everyone knows and love are the hardest!

Kris Ngoei said...

Thanks for the tutorial! Your Oscars turned out beautifully!

Anonymous said...

You did an awesome job on those cookies! They are adorable. And did I hear you right? You work AND do all of this with a child?? WOW. I always feel sorry for myself because I have to work, but now you will be my inspiration to fit it all in. LOL :-D

SweetThingsTO said...

Wow - amazing! You are so talented with cake, cookies and anything baking! Thanks for taking the time to put together a tutorial for your readers! Hope you are feeling good!

Wendy said...

I love these cookies and I want to make them for my grandson. You did a wonderful job! What recipe did you use for the royal icing?

Linda Vandermeer McCubbin said...

Oh yeah I totally want a Kopykake as well, but yours look great just the way they are.

SweetSugarBelle said...

You don't NEED a kopy kake! The cutter reshaping is genius!!! Love Oscar! This is how I stumbled upon you...I have oscar to make and I was a looking for a cutter!! I feel WAY better now, and I am totally reshaping my cutter.

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