Creative Cookie Decorating for Everyone: Buttercream Frosting Recipes, Designs, and Tips for Every Occasion (Hardcover)

Creative Cookie Decorating for Everyone: Buttercream Frosting Recipes, Designs, and Tips for Every Occasion By Emily Hutchinson, Johannah Chadwick (By (photographer)), Johanna Martinson (By (photographer)) Cover Image
By Emily Hutchinson, Johannah Chadwick (By (photographer)), Johanna Martinson (By (photographer))


Create showstopping cookies that taste as good as they look! A collection that includes something for everyone, no matter the occasion or season.  

In Creative Cookie Decorating for Everyone, the follow-up to the beloved Creative Cookie Decorating, Emily Hutchinson takes you through decorating with buttercream, with hundreds of step-by-step photos. She covers each season and holiday with new ideas and designs for your cookies.

Unique to this book are instructions for how to flood with buttercream. (Yes, you read that right, you can flood with buttercream!) Emily shares twice as many (new!) delicious recipes while also including allergy-conscious cookies that everyone can enjoy. These recipes have been tested and perfected, so they are ready for the spotlight! 

Emily's main goal is to teach you all her tips and tricks, which have taken her years to learn, and help you develop or fine-tune your decorating skills, no matter your background experience in the kitchen. Emily loves to see bakers succeed, and this book is sure to help you take your cookies to the next level.  

Emily, the creator of The Hutch Oven, has built a brand around creative ways to decorate beautiful and achievable buttercream-frosted cookie designs with trusted recipes. She passionately shares her gift of baking, along with her inspiring journey after her daughter passed away from SIDS in 2008. Her heartfelt stories will leave you full of hope and the feel of a warm embrace as you soak up valuable cookie knowledge. Emily is real and relatable, and it's like you're baking right alongside her. Creative Cookie Decorating for Everyone is as much about finding joy and peace in the kitchen as it is connecting with people while baking.

About the Author

Emily Hutchinson is an authority in her field as a self-taught avid home baker and decorator. Emily teaches her techniques on national television and in her tutorials. She is a regular cookie decorator on Hallmark's Home and Family show and she landed a seat as one of two judges on Hallmark Drama's Christmas Cookie Matchup. Her cookies have been featured on the cover of the holiday collector's edition of Bake from Scratch magazine and she partners with brands like Williams Sonoma. You can also find her on The Rachael Ray Show and locally near Seattle, Washington, spreading sweetness on the TV screen.  

Praise For…

“Not only is Emily a ray of sunshine and happiness, she is amazingly talented! Her recipes are DELICIOUS and stunningly beautiful with complete instruction for perfect results in anyone’s kitchen. This book needs to be in everyone’s cookbook collection!” —Brian Hart Hoffman, editor-in-chief of Bake from Scratch

"Emily’s cookies are artful, colorful, and fun for the whole family. Now, with this book you too can be a cookie champion." —Candace Nelson, Sugar Rush judge and founder of Sprinkles and Pizzana

“I marvel at how Emily decorates cookies! It is truly an art form that she is teaching. I love the beautiful step by step photos for every cookie and the easy technique she shares. For me, she takes the fear out of cookie decorating with this book.”  —Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking

"Emily Hutchinson's Creative Cookie Decorating For Everyone is the ultimate handbook for creating the most gorgeous cookies ever. With detailed step-by-step instructions and incredible process shots galore, Emily has created the most approachable yet stunning designs that can totally be mastered by beginners.  Your guests will be completely wowed!" —Jocelyn Delk Adams, award-winning author of Grandbaby Cakes: Modern Recipes, Vintage Charm, Soulful Memories

"Emily has mastered balancing baking techniques with stellar taste, making edible cookie art that's easy, approachable, and inventive for all dessert lovers. Her ability to teach precise skills through thoughtful instructions and step-by-step photographs makes this an essential cookbook for bakers of all skill levels." —Kelly Senyei, founder of Just a Taste and author of The Secret Ingredient Cookbook

Praise for Creative Cookie Decorating

"She is a cookie goddess!" —Rachael Ray

“Talk about gorgeous. This is a gorgeous book.” —Lance Bass

“I’ve never seen someone decorate a cookie better, and I’ve never tasted better cookies. . . . [t]he best buttercream icing I’ve ever had.” —Debbie Matenopoulos, cohost of Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family and author of It's All Greek to Me

"Emily is talented and has a very clean and beautiful aesthetic to her work. . . . She offers a modern twist to traditional recipes." —Sugey Palomares, Family Circle magazine

"Love love love these cookies! Tutorials are easy to follow, yet make expert-looking buttercream designs. The honey marble glaze is my favorite. Delicious and gorgeous! Emily takes sugar cookies to a whole new fabulous level!" —Stephen Lowry of SHOWBOY Bakeshop, Food Network's Cake Wars champion

"This is a must-have for anyone in love with the art of decorated cookies. Her tutorials and recipes are an indispensable  resource for anyone interested in learning to decorate cookies with buttercream icing. In addition to the treasure trove of information, Emily's inspiring story about how her personal journey led her to cookie decorating will touch your heart." —Callye Alvarado, founder of Sweet Sugar Belle, product designer/cookie decorator

"Emily makes buttercream cookie designs accessible to anyone willing to learn! Her tutorials are not only aplenty (with a huge variety), but also come with clear instructions. Beginners and seasoned buttercream decorators alike will have so much fun going through all the different projects to learn and to receive inspiration to create their own designs." —Lisa He of Borderlands Bakery, Food Network Christmas Cookie Challenge champion, and as seen on Netflix's Sugar Rush

“Tastes phenomenal, incredible . . . so beautiful." —Lacey Chabert, American actress as seen in Mean Girls
Product Details
ISBN: 9781680997194
ISBN-10: 168099719X
Publisher: Good Books
Publication Date: October 19th, 2021
Pages: 360
Language: English