The Wilton Method®: Sugar Cookies
All levels | 58 min 16 sec
Make Dough and Bake Cookies
Decorate Cookies
Year Round Cookie Designs
Make classic sugar cookies from scratch with the Wilton method. Not only will Emily show you how to make the dough and cut out shapes, but she also shares expert tips for decorating the cookies with royal icing. This class is perfect for anyone who wants to make professional looking cookies for holidays, Halloween, parties and special events year round.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Ingredients and Tools:
  • Roll-Out Cookie Recipe Ingredients (All-purpose flour; Baking powder; Salt; Butter; Granulated Sugar; Egg; Wilton Imitation Clear Vanilla Extract; Wilton Imitation Almond Extract)
  • Dry Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • 9 in. Spatulas - Angled and Straight
  • Electric Mixer with Beaters
  • Silicone Spatulas
  • Rolling Pin
  • Basic Metal Cutter Set (or Star; Round; Flower Comfort Grip Cutters)
  • Cookie Spatula
  • Cookie Pans
  • Cooling Grid
  • Royal Icing Recipe Ingredients (Wilton Meringue Powder; Confectioners’ Sugar; Water) or Wilton White Cookie Icing
  • Wilton Decorating Bags (Featherweight® or Disposable)
  • Wilton Bag Ties (optional)
  • Wilton Round Decorating Tip 3
  • Scissors
  • Pure Lemon Extract
  • Wilton Pearl Dust Edible Accents (Sapphire Blue; Leaf Green; Bronze)
  • Food-Safe Decorating Brush Set
  • Toothpicks
  • Wilton Icing Colors (Rose; Violet; Ivory; Orange; Red-Red; Teal; Moss Green; Lemon Yellow; Royal Blue)
  • 3-piece Christmas Tree Cutter Set
Learn how to:
  • Make sugar cookie dough from scratch
  • Roll, cut and bake the cookies
  • Make royal icing and create custom colors
  • Use a decorating bag to flow in the cookies with royal icing
  • Create a painted and pulled chevron pattern

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow video lesson on how to make and decorate sugar cookies
  • In depth video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Downloadable PDF pattern included
  • Step-by-step instruction by the expert instructors of The Wilton Method
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
383 users recommended this class to a friend
Marie Minner
fun to watch, instructor talked slow enough that is was easy to understand
March 15
Wenda Ans
Very Thorough Instruction.
More than 3 months ago
Sherry Salfai
Excellent instruction. Great, simple ideas for decorating cookies that look amazing.
More than 3 months ago