This simple cookie icing is great for decorating holiday cookies. Source: EatingWell Magazine, December 1997

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Instructions Checklist
  • 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 Facts

76 calories; 2 mg sodium. 1 mg potassium; 19.6 g carbohydrates; 19 g sugar; 1 mg calcium;