Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Cookies


These wafer paper cookies are based on images from the 1915 Volland edition of Mother Goose, edited by Eulalia Osgoode Grover and illustrated by Frederick Richardson. The images are gorgeous, and each one has the nursery rhyme with the illustration, so the cookies can be read before eating. I sent them to my cousin, whose little ones started school and kindergarten, respectively, this week.

I made the cookies with the largest cutter from the R & M Fluted Rectangular Cookie Cutter Set. I piped borders with a #16 star tip. My dog stole one, and I gave one to my toddler, and everyone was pleased :)

I only wish my photos were better, but I had already shipped the cookies by the time I uploaded my pictures and realized they weren't up to snuff. Live and learn!




The wafer papers can be purchased HERE.

For more detailed directions for how to use wafer papers,
visit: How to Decorate Cookies with Wafer Papers.

Happy decorating!
Anniina

2 comments:

  • Old Renton Book Exchange says:
    October 10, 2012 at 4:16 PM

    While the 1915 Volland Edition of "Mother Goose" was compiled and edited by Eulalie Osgood Grover, the illustrations, pictured above, were all done by Frederick Richardson.

  • Anniina says:
    October 23, 2012 at 9:17 PM

    Thank you for the correction!

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