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Decorating Tips

Making 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
different colors.

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.

Continued on page 3:  Add Royal Icing


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