Saturday, December 23, 2017

Get a Good Grip on Decorating Your Christmas Cookies

OXO Good Grips 8 pc Decorating Kit
I don't know about you, Sisters and Brothers in Chocolate, but I have a lot of baking, candy making, and cooking to do this winter holiday season. One item I've found that helps me a lot when I want to decorate cookies, cupcakes, cakes, almost anything dessert item regardless of the time of year is this OXO Baker's 8pc Silicone Decorating Bottle Kit. A few years back I was sent this kit to test out and I liked it. I even used it during our annual holiday party at my house in an activity where guests could design their own cookies and the top three won a prize. I received this kit for free from OXO via Amazon Vine Program in exchange for an honest review on the Amazon website; this feature was not something that either company expected. No other form of compensation was received.

The 8 pieces include 2 bottles with lids for them, and 6 decorative tips. They are all very easy to clean either by hand or in the dishwasher though the tips are a bit too small for my comfort to put in my dishwasher and in general I like to just wash silicone by hand. The bottles are very flexible and easy to wash, they can even be turned inside out though I didn't really need to do that.


My only negative about these are that the bottles are small. For comparison here they are with the 2 other frosting bottles that I used at the holiday party for guests to decorate with. Having the 4 bottles allowed for 4 colors and just simply 2 color or the stress of adding frosting to and from the bottles. The accordion style bottles are much easiest to squeeze than the straight bottle.

OXO Good Grips vs. Sweet Creations bottles
Since I brought up that decorating party, here is a link back to that feature post we did from 2015! Go check it out, it should open in a new window so you don't lose the chance to comment on today's article.

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If you have used this kit or a similar product in your own dessert decorating, leave a comment and tell us about your experiences please.

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