Decorating TipsMaking the Glaze
To create colors, use a toothpick to
transfer food coloring to the
frosting. Add a tiny amount at a
time until you find the color you
1. With a fork, beat together 2 tablespoons meringue powder, 1/4 cup warm water, and 2 cups sifted powdered sugar until smooth. Gradually stir in about 1-1/2 cups additional sifted powdered sugar to make a smooth glaze that is spreadable but not running. (It should have a flowing consistency and be too thin to hold ridges when spread.) Divide glaze; tint with paste food color as desired. Makes about 1 cup.
2. Place cookies on a cooling rack. When cool, spoon Meringue Powder Glaze over until covered.
Mix different colors of food
coloring to create fun and
3. Use a small food-safe brush to spread the glaze on the sides of the cookies. Allow the glaze to settle, then pick the cookies up and run a smooth knife over the back to knock off any drips before they harden. Let the cookies dry.