15 Decorating ideas to turn your cookies into something special

Dec 9, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. ET
Image: Bakerella

From a flood of icing to a dusting of edible gold, these tips will take your holiday cookies to the next level.

1 /15: Flood with icing

1/15 :Flood with icing

2 /15: Use frosting as glue

2/15 :Use frosting as glue

3 /15: Make your own sprinkles

3/15 :Make your own sprinkles

4 /15: Add texture with sprinkles

4/15 :Add texture with sprinkles

5 /15: Dip into chocolate

5/15 :Dip into chocolate

6 /15: Make stained glass

6/15 :Make stained glass

7 /15: Frost some sandwiches

7/15 :Frost some sandwiches

8 /15: Roll and slice

8/15 :Roll and slice

9/15 :Swirl it up

10 /15: Stamp the dough

10/15 :Stamp the dough

11 /15: Go for the gold

11/15 :Go for the gold

12 /15: Paint with powdered sugar

12/15 :Paint with powdered sugar

13 /15: Design with stencils

13/15 :Design with stencils

14 /15: Glaze away

14/15 :Glaze away

15 /15: Cut your way to 3-D

15/15 :Cut your way to 3-D