The difference between sugar cookies baked at home and those we see in magazines is usually the edges. This usually has to do with the temperature of your dough and butter in your recipe, but in hot conditions and at a fast pace they can be hard to keep in check.
If the edges of your cookies are a little saggy or flat, try using a microplaner to freshen them up. Just like you would file anything else, they can take away that lame edge and leave you with something crisp and clean and photo worthy for every event. Although it might seem like a silly details, so is using royal icing to apply all those little details to a cookie of this nature and once you've gone that far, this is just one more simple step to ensure you're truly showing off all your hard work.
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