Cookie Icing

Cookie Icing

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From: EatingWell Magazine, December 1997

This simple cookie icing is great for decorating holiday cookies.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 1¾ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1½ tablespoons light corn syrup
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Food coloring, (optional)
  • 1½ tablespoons hot water


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  1. Sift sugar into a bowl. Stir in corn syrup, vanilla, a few drops food coloring, if using, and hot water; mix until smooth. If the icing is too thick, add a few more drops of water.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 tablespoon
  • Per serving: 76 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 20 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 19 g sugars; 0 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 1 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 2 mg sodium; 1 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate

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