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Royal Icing for Sugar Cookies

Powdered sugar Water Meringue powder Vanilla extract or flavoring of your choice Food coloring

Combine powdered sugar, water, meringue powder, and vanilla in a stand mixer for 8-10 minutes to make hard icing.


To thin for piping, add flavor extract and water gradually until desired consistency. Add food coloring for color; mix in one bowl or separate for multiple colors.


Transfer to piping bag for use. See notes for piping consistency tips.


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