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How to Decorate Cookies

Decorate cookies like a pro with our video and step-by-step guide.

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How-To: Decorate Cookies with Royal Icing

Make professional-looking decorated cookies at home with just a few tools and a little imagination.

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Tools to Use

These tools make decorating easier: candy sprinkles, mini offset spatula, squirt bottle, piping bag and food coloring.

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Royal Icing

First, let cookies cool completely. Then make royal icing, a mixture of egg whites and confectioners' sugar.

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Start with Outlining Icing

For outlining icing add a little extra confectioners' sugar — you want the consistency to be thick like paste.

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