Goody for the Grad! Cupcakes
- Wilton® Icing Color – Royal Blue
- Buttercream Icing (Recipe on michaels.com)
- Roll-Out Cookie Dough (Recipe on michaels.com)
- Wilton® Cake Release
- Taffy – Yellow
- Wilton® Standard Muffin Pan
- Wilton® Cookie Sheet
- Wilton® Cooling Grid
- Wilton® No. 6 Round Decorating Tip
- Wilton® Spatula
- Wilton® Pastry Brush
- Wilton® Rolling Pin
- Paring Knife
Tint cookie dough blue; roll out and cut 3½" square cookies using ruler and paring knife. Bake and cool.
Brush pan cavities with Cake Release. Bake and cool cupcakes without baking cups; level tops.
Turn cupcakes narrow end up. Ice cupcakes and cookies smooth; position cookie on cupcake.
Roll out taffy and cut a 2½" x ¼" wide strip for cord; cut a 1" long strip for tassel. Cut slits in tassel and press together with cord.
Cut a ½" long strip for knot and wrap around. Attach tassel to cookie with icing.
Pipe tip 6 ball button (flatten and smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).