graduation hat cookie cutter
star cookie cutters
electric purple food color
electric green food color
black food color
Icing Required: Prepare run sugar icing in the following colors: light purple, dark purple, light green, dark green, white, and black. Prepare royal icing in dark purple and dark green.
Graduation Hat Cookies: Outline the hat cookies with black run sugar icing. Allow the outline to dry. Fill in the outline with light purple or light green run sugar icing. Allow to set completely. Pipe the strings with dark purple or dark green royal icing in a pastry bag fitted with a #1 tip.
Stars: Outline the stars with black run sugar icing. Allow the outline to set. Fill in the outline with purple or green run sugar. Immediately marbleize or add contrasting colors of dots.
Diplomas: Outline the diploma and bow with black run sugar icing. Allow the outline to set. Fill in the diploma with white run sugar. Fill in the bow with purple or green run sugar icing.
This project was taken from my book “The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating”.