This is the BEST icing for sugar cookies. It hardens nicely so you can stack cookies but doesn't get hard like a rock, so you won't hurt your teeth. It's very tasty too and you can add different extracts to change the flavors.Great icing/glaze for all sorts of things.
Royal Icing Recipes and Tips. Royal Icing is a basic staple of cake decorating. It looks like buttercream frosting but hardens with a matte finish. This stuff is amazing. Its like cement, but edible… which is very useful for certain cake designs. You will occasionally see some examples of decorative uses for royal icing on my site. So when that happens, you will be prepared.
From another pinner - This is a tutorial for how to apply icing to sugar cookies. To make this version of royal icing, these are the ingredients She uses. (click the link for full recipe)1 cup powder sugar (confectioners sugar)1