Warmest congratulations to all the 2021 graduates who worked extra hard in these unprecedented times! Graduation is a right of passage in a person’s life. Whether it’s high school or college, it marks a special achievement and deserves recognition. This year it was even more difficult to complete graduation requirements with virtual learning so they are truly STARS. To honor this achievement, make a set of 2021 Graduation Cookies for the graduate in your life. This 2021 Graduation Cookie set is so simple with only two colors. The cookies are mostly white with black icing for the final outline color to make them pop. You may opt to use the graduate school colors as the outline color for your set. These 2021 Graduation Cookies highlight the star of the show, your graduate!

Supplies needed for 2021 Graduation Cookies:

  • Classic sugar cookie recipe
  • Royal icing recipe in colors white and black
  • Cookie cutters: 2021, star, graduation gown, cap and diploma

Steps to make number 2 cookie, repeat the steps so you have two number 2 cookies:

First, outline cookie with white pipe consistency icing.
Next, fill with white flood consistency icing.
Outline with black pipe consistency icing.

Steps to make number 0 cookie:

Repeat the steps for the zero cookie: Outline with white pipe consistency icing, fill with white flood consistency icing and outline again with black pipe consistency icing.

Steps to make number 1 cookie:

Now repeat the steps for the 1 cookie. Outline with white pipe consistency icing, fill with white flood consistency icing, and outline again with black pipe consistency icing. Customize the set by piping the graduate’s name on the number 1, if desired.

Steps to make star cookies:

For the stars, outline with white pipe consistency icing.
Then fill with white flood consistency icing.
Finally, outline with black pipe consistency icing.

Repeat the process with a graduation gown, cap and diploma and viola, your set is complete. Stay tuned to see how we made the grad cap, gown and diploma.

Watch this video to see how we make 2021 Graduation Cookies: