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Online Class

21 Techniques for Playful Cookies

$17.87$40.00

Learn how to make cute cookies with simple techniques for playful textures, fresh effects and designs that surprise!

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Amber Spiegel
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Do your cookies need a new look? Popular instructor Amber Spiegel shares inventive cookie decorating ideas and techniques for results that will make your treats a must at parties, showers and more. To begin, you'll discover how to blend royal icing wet-on-wet for an enviably smooth surface. And, find out how to paint directly onto wet icing to bring vibrant colors to life. Up next, give your cookies a textured finish, create a "reflective" surface effect and experiment with an on-trend burlap look. Amber shows you how to easily make and store royal icing transfers. Then, bring pearlized finishes, metallic looks and even a chalkboard effect to life. And, find out how to use sprinkles in creative and innovative ways. You'll also learn how to build a three-dimensional cookie box and customize it with impressive woodgrain or metallic finishes.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Wet-on-Wet Techniques
25:54
Meet Amber Spiegel and find out how to blend your icing wet on wet for a smooth surface and master the art of subtle color transitions. Then, use gel coloring to paint directly onto your wet icing for deep, saturated colors.
2. Unique Piped Textures
12:42
3. Transfer Techniques
14:58
4. Painted Enhancements
17:04
5. Sprinkle Surprise
12:36
6. 3-D Cookie Box
16:00

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Taught by

Amber Spiegel
Amber Spiegel
Amber is a graduate of the Baking and Pastry Arts Program at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. She's also a former cake and cookie decorator at Wilton Industries. Today, Amber runs her own cookie business, SweetAmbs. She enjoys teaching cookie decorating through video tutorials, in-person classes around the world and on Craftsy. Amber's work can be found in magazines such as InStyle, Cake Central and Brides, as well as on numerous blog and websites.

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