1Pour cherry syrup on a small plate and place granulated sugar on another. Working with one champagne glass at a time, invert it and dip the rim in the cherry syrup, allowing any excess to drip off, then immediately dip the rim lightly in the sugar. The sugared rim should be a light pink color.
2Place 3 maraschino cherries, a sugar cube, and 2 dashes of bitters in each champagne glass. Fill the glasses with sparkling wine and serve immediately.
While demonstrating recipes for simple sugar cookies and royal icing, Amy Wisniewski of the CHOW Test Kitchen shares a few helpful tips that'll help keep your holiday cookie-baking and -decorating fun and easy!