Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Valentine's Cookies with Royal Icing

Sugar Cookies Recipe:

Original recipe makes approx. 4 dozen

Ingredients: 
3 cups all-purpose flour  
1 teaspoon baking soda 
1/2 teaspoon baking powder 
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 
2 cups white sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Sprinkle powdered sugar on the table and roll out the dough to cut into shapes. Bake on greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for about 8-12 minutes.


Royal Icing:

This is a smooth, hard-drying icing.
Ingredients:

2 Tablespoons Meringue Powder
3 Cups confectioners' sugar
4-5 tablespoons of warm water

    Makes 2-3 cups of icing

    Beat Meringue Powder, sugar and water until icing forms into peaks.



    3 comments:

    Kelly Polark said...

    Your family must love that you make all these delicious goodies for them!

    The Happy Whisk said...

    Very cool. I have never made this kind of icing before. Thanks for the post and Happy Valentine's Day.

    CC said...

    YUM! You are making me hungry!!!