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A Quick Cookie Glaze

December 2005/January 2006

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This basic cookie glaze can be tinted in small batches if desired.


A Quick Cookie Glaze Recipe

Makes: About 2 cups

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2-2 1/2 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, or orange juice (or lemon or lime juice)
  • Food coloring, if desired

Preparation

  1. Combine sugar with water to achieve the desired consistency in a small bowl. Add vanilla extract or orange juice (or lemon or lime juice).
  2. To tint the glaze: Place small quantities in several small bowls. Add a little food coloring to each bowl and mix well. (Paste food colors give the most vivid results.) Allow glazed cookies to dry completely before packaging or storing.

Nutrition

Per teaspoon: 10 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 0 mg sodium; 0 mg potassium.

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Recipe Categories

Servings
2
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Meal/Course
Dessert
Holiday
Christmas
Type of Dish
Sauce/Condiment, sweet
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less

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