When people see Miss Crumb cookies for the first time, I’m often asked
“How do you do that?”
It’s a fair question. And the answer can be as simple or complicated as time allows. The simple answer is patience. Custom decorated cookies take time. There are multiple steps involved after the cookies have been rolled and baked. Icing is layered on the cookies in a particular order. These cheery cherry cookies could be completed in one sitting because of the way the design and colors are laid out.
For some designs, it’s necessary for the icing to dry completely (10-20 hours) before the next icing color is applied in order to avoid color ‘bleeding.’ So for some designs, we are talking about a multiple day project. I think most designs are just worth it. The results can be impressive.
These Texas themed cookies took three sessions of decorating. Some cookies look better with a black outline, so that was the first step. The next step was basically just filling in the dried black lines of icing. After the filled in icing was completely dry, stars were added to the blue section of the ‘flags.’
They may have taken more time than a lot of designs, but it shows in the intricacy and overall design of the cookies. Someone in Texas will be very happy to receive this shipment this week!
The state flower of Texas is the Bluebonnet. It holds a special place in the hearts of all Texans. It also fits nicely onto a bunch of grapes cookie shape!
Miss Crumb and her daughter, Little Miss Crumb, design delicious iced sugar cookies to order. Each cookie is made from scratch using premium ingredients, hand rolled and baked fresh. We have dozens of cookie cutters on hand, but we can also hand cut a custom shape if needed. The Crumbs bake and decorate each cookie by hand – no projectors or rice paper printed designs here! Miss Crumb’s background as an elementary school art teacher and visual artist has prepared her for any design challenge!
You may be able to order iced sugar cookies from other businesses, but you won’t find a better tasting, beautiful cookie.
Need a 3D cookie? She can do that too.
And the Oscar goes to….
Shipping is available for a fee and we will even deliver in the Chicagoland area for free (minimum order for delivery is two dozen).