Father's Day gift idea: Sugar cookie necktie tutorial

Jun 7, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. ET
The traditional gift for Dads on Father’s Day has long been the necktie....but we all know the way to a man's heart is through his stomach.

1 /24: Father's Day sugar cookie necktie

1/24 :Father's Day sugar cookie necktie

2 /24: Give Dad your creative Father's Day gift.

2/24 :Give Dad your creative Father's Day gift.

3 /24: Prepare your template

3/24 :Prepare your template

4 /24: Cut out the pieces

4/24 :Cut out the pieces

5 /24: Tape the two necktie pieces together

5/24 :Tape the two necktie pieces together

6 /24: Check the size

6/24 :Check the size

7 /24: Cut out the necktie cookie

7/24 :Cut out the necktie cookie

8 /24: Remove excess dough

8/24 :Remove excess dough

9 /24: If you have room …

9/24 :If you have room …

10 /24: Transfer to cookie sheet

10/24 :Transfer to cookie sheet

11 /24: Bake at 375 degrees

11/24 :Bake at 375 degrees

12 /24: Prepare your icing

12/24 :Prepare your icing

13 /24: Accent colors

13/24 :Accent colors

14 /24: Start icing the cookie

14/24 :Start icing the cookie

15 /24: Next line

15/24 :Next line

16 /24: Space the diagonal lines

16/24 :Space the diagonal lines

17 /24: Line the knot

17/24 :Line the knot

18 /24: Start with the flood icing

18/24 :Start with the flood icing

19 /24: Add an orange line

19/24 :Add an orange line

20 /24: Fill in all the dark sections

20/24 :Fill in all the dark sections

21 /24: Continue to the next set of colors

21/24 :Continue to the next set of colors

22 /24: Add the details

22/24 :Add the details

23 /24: Finish off the cookie

23/24 :Finish off the cookie

24 /24: Wrap up your final work of art

24/24 :Wrap up your final work of art