Cookie Decorating Ideas | Christmas cookie ideasAuthor: bagegardil
As the Christmas season starts to step in, perhaps you start to get excited about setting up your Christmas tree. You begin thinking of a design that could give you a new looking tree. Did you know that the style of your Christmas tree reflects your family's personality?
Decorating the tree varies from casual traditions associated with the celebration of Christmas. In our innovative world, where almost all things are changing, Christmas lights in faceted glass bulbs to make the tree appear brighter are already preferred than candles. You will see a bunch of Poinsettia at the top of a tree instead of the traditional angel, or a star that represents the host of angels, or the star of Bethlehem from the Nativity scene. No matter what tradition you wish for your tree, it should bring your family together and unites everyone around the Christmas tree in celebration.
Today, decorating Christmas trees with cookies and candies is a new way to give your tree a more personal touch. The homemade goodies could be an expression of a delightful expertise that results to the impact of creativity to the young mind and healthy alternative to the usual holiday sweets. Decorating your Christmas tree with baked goods is the best way to make it look incredibly homey. Imagine a Christmas tree that dazzles in wrapped candies and cookies with colors that dances with the snowy colored Christmas lights. There is truly nothing like sitting beside a glorious Christmas tree on the holidays.
Decorating Christmas trees with food go back to the old times before Christ was born. People would put offerings of food along sills and windows to feed the good spirits and protect from the evil ones. The first Christmas trees were said to be imitations of the pyramid shape real conifers where placing pickles and cedar foods on the steps of the cedar pyramids of wood became a norm. The upright tree lit with candles began to be brought indoors when Martin Luther came along. This was how we became familiar with the Christmas tree we have today.
Shortbread and ginger breads are among the most favorite cookie decorations today that children would adore for their Christmas trees. In fact, there are many kinds of cookie cutters that definitely can intrigue one's imagination in making cooked Christmas cookies. You will love fascinating novelty cookie cutters with the shapes from nativity scenes, Santa's stockings, reindeers, presents and stars for the holidays. Children will love adorning a large angel-shaped cookie with edible gold, glitter and ribbon for a brilliant Christmas angel on top of their tree.