Gingerbread Cookies for a Gingerbread Party - by Glorious Treats
The royal icing snowflakes are pretty easy to make, and will last a very long time (stored in a airtight container). Make a nice stiff consistency batch of royal icing and pipe a snowflake shape onto a piece of waxed paper. Allow them to dry completely (this will take about 1 day) before trying to remove from the paper.
Coloring and Preparing Royal Icing - She even shows how to make a piping bag out of plastic wrap. Remember, flooding consitency icing goes in bottles yay! no messy bags. To prevent tips from cristing over keep icing bag in glass w/moist paper towel. So many great tips from this site!!! ******LL *******