Originally Posted by cakelass
I have some cookies on display in a shop that I have done over a year ago and put in cello bags. THey are fine and still in the shop. They do not alter at all. So I would just do normal cookies and decorate.
I usually save an extra cookie from any new design I do, pack them in cellophane bags with ribbon just like the others and I keep them on display in my studio for years. I have some that are 7 years old!
The only thing I've noticed is that if you're not careful to store them out of direct sunlight (oops!
) any pure white icing does get splotchy after a few years, it turns ivory and a bit speckled....but other than that, the rest are totally fine.