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Royal Icing

Decorate your sugar cookies with royal icing. It’s the best frosting you’ll find and the best part is it is easy to make and inexpensive! You will find the recipe, directions and a video for making Royal Icing below.


  • 3 T. meringue powder
  • 4 C. sifted powder sugar
  • Paste food coloring as instructed in project


  • In a medium mixing bowl, beat together meringue powder, powdered sugar and 6 tablespoons warm water on medium-high speed for 7-10 minutes or until icing is smooth and soft peaks form.
  • Stir in food coloring.