Online Class

The Wilton Method®: Get Started Cookie Decorating

$19.99$39.9950% off

Discover accessible techniques for decorating beautiful cookies that will be the talk of birthday parties, baby showers, cookie exchanges and more!

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Beth Somers
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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

Class Overview

Learn how to decorate cookies that will be remembered long after they've been devoured, with guidance from Wilton Director of Content Development, Beth Somers! Beth starts by sharing Wilton's no-fail cookie dough recipe. Then, kiss common cookie-baking mishaps goodbye with Beth's troubleshooting tips for burned edges, misshapen cookies and more. Moving on, make luscious buttercream and pipe it into darling rosettes and ruffles, and learn how to create Beth's special plaid and feather designs using decadent royal icing. Up next, Beth shows you how to confidently work with Candy Melts for a gorgeous marbling effect, and find out how to use rich black fondant to make cute monogrammed chalkboard cookies. Finally, get an exclusive dough recipe for shaped pans, discover how to turn any cookie into a pop and make a variety of spritz cookies for crowd-pleasing results!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Baking Perfect Cookies
12:57
Meet your instructor Beth Somers! Learn the recipe for easy roll-out cookie dough and begin to cut shapes with Beth's expert tips and techniques for perfect designs. Then learn to identify and fix common cookie baking problems, such as spreading dough, burned edges and misshapen cookies.
2. Buttercream
20:53
3. Royal Icing
26:04
4. Candy Melts
16:50
5. Fondant
22:15
6. Specialty Cookies
12:34
7. Spritz Cookies & Gifting
10:20

Taught by

Beth Somers
Beth Somers
Beth Somers is the manager of the state-of-the-art Wilton Test Kitchen and has taught at the internationally acclaimed Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionery Art in Darien, Illinois. While competing on the Food Network's Cupcake Wars, she shined as a champion during season 6. Before joining Wilton, Beth honed her pastry skills at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago. Beth loves showing people how fun and easy it can be to bake and decorate amazing sweet treats with Wilton products.

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