To make sugar cookie icing, you just need Wilton Meringue powder, icing sugar and water. Since we’re using meringue powder, we can skip the messy step of separating egg whites. This time-saving step means that it only takes 15 minutes to whip up this homemade royal icing recipe.
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6 Tips On How To Make Sugar Cookie Icing
Tip 1: Make One Big Batch First
Make one large batch of sugar cookie icing for decorating (10-second icing) and pour it into two bowls. To make sugar cookie icing for flooding (4-second icing) water down the 10-second icing. (see recipe notes)
Tip 2: Best Way To Store Your Sugar Cookie Icing
Store the sugar cookie icing in an airtight container until you’re ready to use it, otherwise the surface will form a crust.
Tip 3: Work Fast!
Work fast when decorating or flooding your cookies because this sugar cookie icing dries quickly.