Saturday, November 1, 2008

Political Cookies



I have been debating whether on not I would put these on my blog. Politics can be a pretty sensitive subject with a lot of people and I don't really want to start any debates. But, after careful thought, I decided I would share these cookies with my readers (all 2 of you :)) Not just because these cookies are adorable (which they are) but also because I am proud of my candidate and I think it's OK for people to know that. The last presidential election was my first time voting for the President. At that time I felt like I was voting for the "lesser of two evils". I really wasn't excited about either candidate but I voted anyway. This time around I am actually EXCITED about someone. On that note, if you agree with me, then go Barack the vote! If you don't agree with me, then go out and vote! Sure I wish you would vote for my candidate but this America and everyone deserves to have their voice be heard!


Obama Sugar Cookies

I used this sugar cookie recipe. Then I made a big batch of Wilton's buttercream icing. I split it into three and colored one batch blue, one batch red and left one batch white.



To create the Logo design:

Step 1
Pipe a white circle around the edge of the cookie

Step 2
Pipe one half circle with white icing in the middle of the cookie

Steo 3
Pipe 3 diagonal white lines under the half circle.

Step 4
Using Red icing, fill in between the white lines

Step 5
Using blue icing and a zig zag motion fill in the space between the outer white circle and the inner half circle.

Step 6
Step back and admire you work then take a batch to your local campaign office. Then go VOTE!

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful cookies!! Iced sugar cookies are my favorite. Go Obama!!

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  2. These look so awesome! Great job decorating. GO OBAMA! Woot!

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  3. Great cookies, great candidate, hopefully future President!

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  4. Those look great! I did my voting early, and it was so easy.

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  5. And another Obama Grandmama from Indiana!!! Those are terrific! Two more days!!!!!!

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  6. I love these cookies, and I feel the same way - it's so awesome to be voting for someone you are EXCITED to vote for! Go Obama!

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  7. Your cookies are adorable. Great job.

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  8. Jessica, the cookies are adorable! It looks like now you're going to have to work on a celebration cake! Can't wait to see you Thursday kiddo!
    Love,
    Aunti Ari

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