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Cookie Icing

  • 10 m
  • 10 m
EatingWell Test Kitchen
“This simple cookie icing is great for decorating holiday cookies.”


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


  • 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.
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