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Cookie Craze

Clearwater queens of Christmas cookies have been in business 21 years

 

December 5, 2019

LuAnn Schindler

Frosting frenzy • Janie Olson adds a pop of colorful frosting, creating Christmas tree ornaments, on miniature sugar cookies at Three and Company Baking in Clearwater. Last year, the bakery decorated more than 7,000 holiday cookies for customers near and far away.

Janie Olson arranges a dozen miniature pine tree-shaped cookies on a tray, grabs a bag of green frosting and begins piping the sweet cookie covering.

First, she traces an outline along the edges before filling in the middle. Next, she zigzags a thin line of yellow, creating tinsel and finishes with red and blue icing, adding pops of color for ornaments.

After more than two decades of decorating cookies, Olson - along with sisters Nancy Claussen and Joyce Miller - have mastered the art of frosting holiday goodies at Three and Company Baking in Clearwater.

So have three long-time assistants:...



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