Ugly Christmas Sweaters

My favorite batch of the year.. Ugly Sweaters!!!

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I ended my cookie decorating this year with some ugly Christmas sweaters! I was looking forward to making these since my mom bought me the cookie cutter last Christmas!  If I would have known how much I would enjoy decorating these cookies, I would have baked dozens more!! They were So. Much. FUN!

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The best part of these cookies was that I didn't have to take them too seriously. Ugly sweaters are exactly that- Ugly! So I didn't have to worry so much about how they turned out or If I messed them up a little.  It really let me experiment and  play around with the designs which I love!

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I got to practice my marbling technique, something I am not great at yet, but I am always looking for cookies to practice on.  Using red coloring for wet on wet icing led to a little bleeding, so I will have to change what I do next year. 

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Even with the faded detailing I still think they look pretty cute!

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The reindeer sweaters were a hit and definitely some of my favorites!

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I could decorate these all day!

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I love my elf cookie, but in this lighting it is hard to see his nose! He looks even cuter in person!

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And it's just not Christmas without some tangled Christmas lights!

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I am hoping to host an ugly sweater party next year so I can make these again!! I have so many more ideas!!

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I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season and great end to 2014! I have lots of cookie plans and ideas for 2015 that I can't wait to share!