Butterfly cookies can be as easy to decorate or as complex as you want them to be. Here is my take on a super simple effective decorating to create pretty butterflies in no time. I used electric gel food colorings to achieve bright vibrant colors. When you color your icing, make sure you let it rest for several hours to give it time mature. It will reach its peak color when rested. Then you can thin the icing down with water, using spray method – How To Thin Royal Icing.
To make these cookies you need:
Royal Icing Recipe
15 Second Flood Icing: black and bright green, pink, blue
Piping consistency : black to make the body.
Electric Americolor Gel Food Colorings
How To Thin Royal Icing
Professional Needle Tool or toothpick
Black Sanding Sugar
Butterfly Cookie Cutter Set
Easy Butterfly Cookie Video Tutorial