Celebrate commencement day with these cute Graduation Day Brownies. Made using your favorite brownie mix or recipe and an assortment of Candy Melts candy, these cute brownies allow you to customize your treats to showcase your favorite silly faces. A fun project for a middle school or elementary school graduation, these brownies are sure to get you a passing grade!
Bake brownies. Prepare brownie batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool.
Make template. On back of parchment paper, trace 18 circles using “E” cut-out. Also draw ¾ in. diamonds for hats. Place parchment paper right side up on cake board.
Melt candy. Melt yellow, black, red white and blue candy, separately, according to package instructions. Prepare five parchment bags separately with melted candy. Keep candy warm in warming tray.
Pipe faces. Using melted yellow candy, follow template to pipe circles. Using melted black candy, follow template to pipe diamonds. Chill until set, about 10 to 20 minutes.
Using melted black candy, pipe line on top third of circle for base of cap. Place diamond on top of line to form cap.
Using remaining black, red white and blue candy, pipe facial features on yellow circles. Chill until set, about 10 to 15 minutes. Reserve red candy for later step.
Tint icing Set aside 1/3 cup icing for later use. Using Black icing color, tint remaining icing black.
Prepare decorating bag with tip 12 and reserved white icing.
Decorate brownies. Using spatula and black icing, ice brownies. Cut into 18 squares, measuring 2 in. x 2 in. in size.
Turn each brownie so it resembles a diamond shape. Place candy face in top corner. Using decorating bag with tip 12, pipe line to form diploma, about 1 in. long. Using remaining melted red candy, pipe string on each diploma.