Your guests will love the party portability of cookies and you?ll love the way you can tailor the fondant gown to suit your school colors. Use the 101 Cookie Cutter Set to cut the grad shape and add a Graduation Icing Decoration diploma.
Tint cookie dough copper, roll out and use small boy cutter from set to cut cookie. Cut out extra cookies and cut in half to easels. Bake and cool cookies.
To cut graduation gown, roll red fondant and cut with boy cutter. Trim arms, feet, head and v-neck area off. Attach to cookie with icing. Roll small strips of white fondant and trim strips for cuffs and v-neck shape for shirt; attach with icing.
Use tip 2 and black icing to draw mouth, eyes, shoes and tie (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).
Use tip 2 and brown icing to pipe in hair.
Roll red fondant and cut 1 in. square for graduation cap. Roll 1/2 in. red fondant ball for base of hat and position on head. Attach graduation cap with damp brush.
To make tassel, cut a 1/2 in. wide x 1 in. long strip of yellow fondant; roll and make slits for fringe. Roll a small yellow log for string on top of tassel and attach to hat with damp brush. Roll small yellow ball for knot of tassel. Attach ball and tassel to hat with royal icing.
Attach diploma icing decoration to had with icing.
Group these candy-filled graduates as a so-sweet centerpiece before passing them out as party desserts or take-home favors. Use crisp rice cereal treats and sugar cones to form the figures, which are covered with Candy Melts.
Whether your grad is a kindergartener or college student, they?ll be sure to smile when seeing these cute-as-a-button figures at the party. Make the cakes in our Silicone Brownie Pops Mold and the heads from Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant.