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Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies (DVD + Streaming)

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Description

Have fun decorating cookies with fondant and enjoy guidance from confectionary artist Autumn Carpenter! Your finished treats are sure to satisfy sweet tooths, ignite imaginations and amaze your family and friends. Bring colorful personality and a rich, smooth finish to your cookies with run sugar. Create stylish patterns using edible images, and emboss rolled fondant before creating a spectacular stained-glass effect! Hand-paint cookies with darling designs and add velvety shimmer with flocking. Lend your cookies a touch of elegance with ruffles, brush embroidery and broderie anglaise. Autumn will even show you how to present cookies in a “bouquet” arrangement, as well as plenty of other ways to package them beautifully.

NOTE: If you’d like to purchase only the DVD for this class, you may do so through this link. (Please note, any class PDF materials are not on the DVD itself. You must have streaming access to download those materials associated with the class.)

Class Sessions

Mixing & Baking the Cookies (18:30)
Build a solid base with Autumn’s buttery sugar cookie and chocolate cookie recipes. You’ll also learn how to make your own cookie cutter in any shape you can imagine.

The Perfect Royal Icing (16:32)
Learn to mix several consistencies of royal icing, which you will use in future lessons as run sugar for filling in designs, soft-peak icing for outlining and stiff-peak icing for sugary glue.

Run-Sugar Cookies (28:25)
Run, don’t walk, to learn the fundamentals of run-sugar cookies. Autumn shows you how to fill in fun and detailed designs — as well as how to add dimension — to your finished cookies.

Fondant Techniques (33:29)
Roll out the fondant for some whimsical and colorful designs. Decorate your cookies using texture mats, edible frosting sheets, fondant flowers and food color markers. Make adorable animals or elegant stained-glass window effects with Autumn’s help.

Painting & Flocking Techniques (20:56)
Learn to hand paint your cookies and add sparkle with Autumn’s step-by-step instruction. She also shares her techniques for transferring designs and flocking.

More Fun Designs (24:10)
Make a fancy ruffle flower with Autumn’s helpful techniques or add elegance with eyelet-lace designs. You’ll also get detailed instruction on brush-embroidery techniques.

Display & Storage (19:52)
Learn the best way to display your cookies! Autumn teaches you creative ways to show off each type of cookie before moving onto storage, packaging and shipping tips.

Winter Snowman Cookies (8:00)
You’ll be ready for any holiday party with these adorable snowman cookies. Autumn also shows you a simple way to make run-sugar snowflakes.

Heart Cookies (2:38)
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, you’ll learn how to make beautiful heart cookies with rolled fondant and Autumn’s modern take on brush-embroidered blossoms.

Your Instructor

Autumn Carpenter

A lifelong explorer of the sweet world of confectionary arts, Autumn Carpenter splits her time between running Country Kitchen SweetArt, writing books and traveling around the world teaching and sharing her love of decorating. Autumn’s cakes and cookies have been featured in numerous publications, including American Cake Decorating and Cake Central. Autumn’s books include The Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating, The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating and The Complete Photo Guide to Candy Making, due out April 2014.

Bonus Materials


Designer Cookies

Bonus materials available after purchase

FAQ

How will I receive my DVD class?
Your DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. Your purchase also includes access to a streaming version of the class and downloadable PDF class materials. After your purchase, you can find your streaming class and your PDF class materials by logging into your Craftsy account using the user name and password you established.

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