A Quick Cookie Glaze

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
about 2 cups

Ingredients
  • This basic cookie glaze can be tinted in small batches if desired.
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 -2 1/2 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or orange juice (or lemon or lime juice)
  • Food coloring if desired
Directions

Combine sugar with water to achieve the desired consistency in a small bowl. Add vanilla extract or orange juice (or lemon or lime juice).

To tint the glaze: Place small quantities in several small bowls. Add a little food coloring to each bowl and mix well. (Paste food colors give the most vivid results.) Allow glazed cookies to dry completely before packaging or storing.

Per teaspoon: 10 calories; 0 g fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g mono unsaturated fat); 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 0 mg sodium; 0 mg potassium

Exchanges: Free Food


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