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Decorative Cookie Icing

Decorative Cookie Icing

  • 10 Minutes
  • 1 Person
  • Easy
  • Favorite

Use this traditional icing recipe to decorate our holiday festive-shaped shortbread cookies! Decorating cookies is always super fun and thanks to our easy cookie icing anyone can do it!

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups confectioner's sugar, sifted
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons water or fresh lemon juice (for a lemon flavored icing)
  • Food coloring
Decorative Cookie Icing

Method

1
Combine the sugar and the water, adding additional water a little at a time if necessary to achieve the desired consistency.
2
Add a few drops of your favorite food coloring to make the icing whatever color(s) you choose.
3
Cover the surface of the icing tightly with plastic wrap until ready to use.
4
Makes about 1 cup

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