NYT Cooking: This is a recipe for the classic icing used to decorate cut-out sugar cookies and gingerbread houses. It hardens quickly, so be sure to cover any you're not using with plastic wrap, gently pressing the wrap into the surface of the icing to prevent a crust from forming.
To make your own henna cookies, you need a bad-ass recipe for royal icing. I used the recipe from <a href="http://amzn.to/1cEEGoW">The Art of the Cookie</a>, a must have for your cookbook collection. There are gorgeous photos and the recipes are outstanding.
Apparently. the best icing for sugar cookies. It hardens nicely so you can stack cookies but doesnt get hard like a rock. so you wont hurt your teeth. Its very tasty too and you can add different extracts to change the flavors. ***1 cup powder sugar (confectioners sugar) **1 tablespoon milk ** 1 tablespoon light corn syrup ** 1 drop lemon juice (can be fresh) This will outline and fill approximately one dozen cookies in one color.
Looking for a way to spruce up your holiday cookie decorating this year? You need Foodal’s ultimate guide to mastering royal icing! Use our easy recipe and try our different techniques for decoration styles. The desserts at your next holiday gathering will be too pretty to eat… well, almost too pretty!