Fondant is one of a pastry chef's favorite substances because it's so versatile. You can use fondant to coat a cake with an even, smooth surface, you can shape fondant into little adornments like fish and ladybugs, and you can even employ fondant to decorate cookies.
Fondant offers a pliable consistency to work with that then dries to a sturdy finish that can hold just about any shape. Check out this video to learn how to use fondant to decorate a cute Christmas mitten cookie. With streamlined edges and red and purple colorblocking, this mitten cookie looks delicious and professional.