Royal Icing for Cut Out Cookies
The perfect icing for decorating cut out cookies.
- 5 Tbsp. Meringue Powder
- 1/3 cup or more water
- 1 lb. (approx. 4 cups) powdered sugar
Combine sugar and meringue powder in stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, set on low speed.
Add water, drop by drop and mix 5 minutes until spreading consistency.
Note: Use less water for piping.
Put icing in small bowls and add food coloring, if desired. Blend well.
Spread on cooled cookies and sprinkle with decorations.
Let frosting harden (overnight if possible).