How Can I Stop My Colors from Bleeding?

One of the most maddening challenges we face as cookie bakers is color bleed. I have tried to completely dry colors before introducing more colors, outsmart the cookie by getting the colors as close as possible without touching, and even going back over the design with more frosting trying to hide the fact that colors are territorial and they tend to bleed. Most people look at that adorable cookie and are so impressed by the design that has been created, that they don't scrutinize whether or not the colors are bleeding. But we do. As cookiers, we have high expectations so we are the most critical of our own work. It has been reported and not denied that cuss words have been uttered while bo

It's a Sweet Life!

It has been an exciting couple of weeks for The Cookie School. About this time last year I began dreaming of creating a signature flavor and last week, it totally happened. It has been frustrating, exhausting and fun! We jumped through about a million hoops, hired some really smart people to advise us, blended a half million flavor cocktails, researched and marketed our product. The formula we landed on was immediately approved by the FDA and the label was finally given the green light by the Georgia Department of Agriculture. (Thanks Cory for the great design!) Our commercial kitchen site was inspected and approved. We are proud to be part of The Georgia Grown network. The Cookie Nip had

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