Decorate a Love Potion Cookie Set for Valentine's Day
Elevate your Valentine's Day celebration with these easy love potion cookies. In this post, I'll walk you through a few simple steps to turn ordinary cookies into a charming Valentine gift set. Whether you're a seasoned baker or just starting, this tutorial is crafted to make the decorating process enjoyable and approachable. Don't miss out on the tools of the trade – the very cookie cutters and stencil featured in the tutorial are available in our shop! Bring a touch of love and creativity to your Valentine festivities with these cookies!
Love Potion Cookie Cutters
When assembled, this love potion set would fit nicely in this BRP cookie box (7" x 4 3/8" x 1.25").
Template for the Love Potion Cookie Set
To help with the decorating process, I made a PDF template of all the designs of this year's Valentine cookie collection, including this love potion cookie set design.
Click the link below for the downloadable template PDF file.
This file is rather large in data size. Just a warning, it might take a moment before the file opens in your browser.
If you have a Kopykake or Pico projector, just print it out (or pull it up on your mobile device) and you are good to go. For those without a projector, follow the suggested steps below by tracing the design onto the cookie with an edible food marker.
The Cookie Decorating Process
To decorate these love potion cookies, you will need the following suggested colors:
- Red royal icing. (I used Americolor Tulip Red.)
- Pink icing (I used just a touch of Americolor Tulip Red.)
- White icing (I used Americolor Bright White.)
- Light Brown Color royal icing (I mixed Americolor Orange, Americolor Electric Green, with a touch of Americolor Chocolate Brown.)
- Dark Brown icing (I mixed the same colors as above but with more concentration.)
- Gray icing (I used Americolor Ash.)
For the love potion bottle, begin by filling in the cork section with light brown icing and the lower bottle section with white icing. Quickly add dark brown dots to the cork. Let this icing set for about 30 minutes.
Then add the red liquid detail to the white section, as shown. Also, fill in the top bottle area.
Next, add the pink liquid details.
Then add the bottle outlines with gray icing.
For the rectangle cookie, flood the entire cookie with white icing. Let this icing dry completely.
Then with stiff red icing, scrap over a Love Potion sign design with this "Love Potion" cookie stencil.
Love Potion Cookie Video Tutorial
The steps above are summarized in this time-lapsed video I put together below.
Here is the love potion cookie set all boxed up and ready for the Valentine season!
I decorated the large size bottle, but the regular size should also fit in this BRP cookie box (7" x 4 3/8" x 1.25").
I hope this tutorial sparks interest and you get a chance to enjoy crafting these love potion cookies for Valentine's Day. Visit our shop for more Valentine cookie cutters to keep the creativity flowing in your kitchen. Happy decorating, and may your celebration be filled with delicious moments!