Cookie decorating is one of those tasks that sounds super simple, but when it comes down to replicating that Instagram shot of a perfectly styled cookie—especially when kids are involved—it's not as easy as it looks. So, we called in the big guns of cookie decorating (like any good parent would) and asked them for some much-needed advice. Check out these 10 best tips, tricks and hacks we learned from professional cookie bakers and decorators to help step up your cookie decorating game.
Pictured recipe: Green Goddess Buddha Bowl
Buddha bowls are one of the year's most popular meals—and for good reason! They're healthy, affordable and easy to make. But what exactly is a Buddha bowl anyway? Each bowl is made up of 5 key components:
• Whole grains
• "Sprinkles," such as nuts, seeds, herbs or sprouts
This one goes out to all the fall lovers who get more excited for in-season apples than the ever-popular pumpkin. Because really, what could be more fall fabulous than an apple pie that's baked right inside an apple? It brings together the best of fall desserts—warm, cozy baked stuffed apples plus classic pie—in one portion-controlled treat. So skip the hassle of making a full pie crust (and skip all the extra carbs too) and go for this Instagram-worthy cute dessert instead.