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Cookies, cookies everywhere....

I just finished 400+ sunflower cookies for the Keller High School Band Banquet.  I realized Wednesday night, that is over 6400 petals that I piped.  I know it doesn't end world hunger or anything, but part of me feels like freakin' wonder woman.   I don't know quantum physics or how to climb Mt. Everest,  but if anyone ever needs anything piped with royal icing through a leaf tip, I'm your gal. :)

Believe it or not, the decorating was the easy part of the week.  The hard part was coordinating baking, storing, icing, drying, bagging, and then boxing in the small space I have to work with.  Thank goodness I am a problem solver and organized.  And after tackling 400+ sunflower cookies, I'm in for whatever.  Which is why I didn't even blink at the 100 football booster cookies request from my friend Caprice.  I'm so glad she asked AFTER the sunflowers...

I have 2 fondant cakes to do next week, and I am looking forward to it.  The week after I bet I will be wishing for more cookies to decorate, or cupcakes to make.  I get bored and distracted easy, which is what makes me a great baker, because.... oh look a squirrel!... now what was I saying?
Hey, did you ever want to see how 400+ cookies look ready to be transported?

You're welcome :)

Have a great weekend!!!



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