Review: OodleTip Pastry Bags

When it comes to baking, frosting can sometimes be a challenge, especially when using tips and pastry bags. Seeing a need, Brenda Grimes invented the OodleTip® pastry bag – the World’s only disposable pasty bag with an attached versatile tip. The OodleTip® bag debuted this past March 2013 at the International Housewares Show in Chicago. Since then the OodleTip® bag has been picked up by companies around the world. Michaels Craft Stores will begin carrying the OodleTip® & Little OodleDoodle® (for children) this month.

OodleTip® Bag Features and Benefits:

  • One piece bag with an attached tip – no more hassle assembling and dismantling
  • Disposable – no need to wash tip and store for future use
  • Customizable tip selection – includes several designs and sizes:
    • Food-Filling and large Swirl Size = 1”
    • French Star: Sizes 1/4 – 9/10”
    • Round and Piping Sizes: 1/32 – 1/4”                                                                                           
  • Flexible squeezable tip – no clogging during food filling
  • Retail box package includes: 10 disposable, 16″ OodleTip® bags with attached tips
  • MSRP: $9.99                         

OodleTip

I received samples of this product a couple months ago and have enjoyed using them for all of my frosting, filling, and piping needs. Since I don’t do a lot of mass quantity baking, I tended to use more of the OodleDoodles (meant for kids), but both kinds work the same. You start out with a plastic bag already fitted with a versatile tip. I liked to fill my bag before proceeding any further, ensuring that none of my filling/frosting would ooze out. Depending on the shape desired, you then cut the tip with a pair of scissors at the appropriate spot. One cool idea is that you could start with a writing tip, and then cut higher to change to a star.

OodleTip 1

After cutting you are free to squeeze away just like you would with a normal bag and tip set-up. The tip is also flexible, making it easy to squeeze out every last drop of frosting. Something you could not do with a normal metal tip. My only hesitation with using these tips is that I am the type of person that washes and reuses zip-top baggies, so it felt wrong to throw away these pastry bags. I actually did wash and reuse a couple of them, and they withstood the reuse. (And it was nice not worrying about the tip falling into the garbage disposal, subsequently being forgotten and ruined.)

OodleTip 2

So what did I make using these OodleTips? Remember these Peanut Butter Mousse Cookie Cups? I cut the tip to a round shape to fill these babies.

Peanut Butter Mousse Cookie Cups

Then, I cut the tip to a star to frost these White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes.

 White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Cutting to a French star resulted in the frosting on top of these Hazelnut Baci Cupcakes.

Hazelnut Baci Cupcakes

And finally, I also used the French tip to top this lemon curd with meringue. Not my best piping job ever, but it still tasted wonderful!

OodleTip 4

What do you think? Would you prefer using these OodleTips over the tradition piping bag fitted with a metal tip?

Disclosure: I was provided with complimentary product from BonNosh, LLC. I was not compensated for this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

One year ago: Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells

Two years ago: Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Bricks

Three years ago: English Muffins

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