Perfect Icing For Christmas Cookies

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Feb. 07, 2011

Here is the perfect recipe for icing. Enjoy!


Confectioners sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Water 2 1/2 Tablespoon
Green food coloring 2 Drop
Red food coloring 2 Drop



1. In a bowl combine confectioner's sugar, vanilla and water, mix thoroughly.

2. Add water as needed to get a spreading consistency.

3. Once done divide into 3 parts.

4. Color one part with green food coloring, second with red food coloring, leave the third one white.

5. Spread the icing on the Christmas cookies as desired.

6. Let each individual color of icing set up before applying a different color.

7. Place the cookies on wax paper and allow it to dry.


8. Serve with a glass of hot chocolate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 162Calories from Fat

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium %

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 38 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet