top of page



This is a VIRTUAL cookie decorating class that was held via FACEBOOK Live on Sunday, January 29, 2023. Once you register for the class, you will receive an email with the workbook that you can download. You will also receive a seperate email with an invitation to join a private Facebook group (Cookie Class with Karen January 2023 Valentine's Day) and will have access to the  RECORDED CLASS(it is pinned in the featured posted at the top of the FB Page). 


This class is suitable for both beginner and intermediate cookiers. You will have the opportunity to ask questions in our private Facebook group and there will be additional supports in the workbook with beginners in mind.  The class will be focused on getting right into decorating!

You will learn how to decorate six cookies:

  • 2 small hearts (different designs)
  • Lips
  • Valentine Truck
  • Scallop Heart
  • Box of Candy


Techniques we'll cover in class:

  • Working with medium consistency icing for both outlining and flooding

  • Using tipless bags

  • Wet on wet techniques

  • Adding sparkle and shine edible luster dust

  • Flooding sections to add dimension

  • Creating and adding royal icing transfers

  • Tips for avoiding craters

Before class you will be responsible for:

  • Mixing the dough and baking the cookies 

  • Making, coloring and bagging the icing to a medium consistency (in advance of the class to participate live)

  • Purchasing all ingredients and tools such as cookie cutters, sprinkles, ingredients, etc--I provide links for all in the workbook

What your ticket gets you:

  • WORKBOOK: A workbook with step-by-step photo instructions for each cookie

  • Access to our private FB group - Cookie Class with Karen January 2023 Valentine's Day to ask questions, connect with others, share photos, etc.

  • Prerecorded videos for class prep (icing, dough, set up, etc.)

  • Prerecorded video for creating royal icing transfers

  • SUPPLY LIST: a list of everything you need to purchase and prepare in advance of the live class (if you want to decorate along with me). 

  • QUESTIONS: Opportunity to directly ask me (and other cookiers) questions on the facebook page

  • RECORDING: Access to the recording via our private Facebook page for as long as Facebook exists/I have my FB account

  • COOKIE FUN: 2 hours of cookie fun with me!

Virtual logistics:

  • After purchasing the class, you will receive an order confirmation email that also includes the link to download the workbook.

  • You will also receive a seperate email from with a link to join the Facebook group.

  • The live class was held via Facebook Live.  This a webinar format where you will watch me decorate. 

No refunds will be offered; however, you will be able to access the video at your convenience!​

Bio of the instructor:

Karen is a self-taught cookier and the owner of Custom Cookies By Karen in Elkridge, Maryland.  She taught kindergarten for 33 years and loves the ability to combine both her passions (teaching and cookie decorating) to offer these virtual classes.  Karen retired and made the jump to full-time cookier in July 2022.  You can find her on Tiktok lives most evenings at 8:00 PM EST (@customcookiesbykaren), on her Instagram and Youtube channel (coming soon!) under the same name (customcookiesbykaren).  Karen is excited to share her skills with you and spread a little sweetness one cookie at a time. 


    Valentine Cookie Class! **RECORDED CLASS**

      bottom of page