Shiny Cookie Icing

Shiny Cookie Icing

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"Shiny icing my mom loves to put on shaped sugar cookies. We decorate cookies around Halloween and Christmas; it's a great family tradition! Color the frosting with food coloring to your desired shade."


10 m servings 22 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 22 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 39 Ratings


As this recipe's first reviewer I can happily report that no cookie icing gets the job done any easier, quicker or better than this. It's bright and glossy, and doesn't thicken so fast that you ...

Excellent! I would suggest taking a small portion of the colored icing and adding a drop more sugar to thicken. Use this mini batch with a small cake tip to outline your cookies or decorations...

I made Christmas cookies with these and the icing hardened nicely. I was out of light corn syrup so I made a simple syrup out of sugar and water. I used 1/4 cup of sugar and 1 tablespoon of wate...

I'm obsessed with this recipe! It does need a bit more milk, but other than that it's great!

Like other reviewers said, it needed more milk. I'm not sure how much more, since I just kept adding it until it reached the consistency I liked. Maybe it's supposed to be 4 tablespoons of milk?...

I never have corn syrup in the house, but always have maple syrup. Used that in place of corn syrup and it was great! (A very, very subtle maple syrup flavour, if you're looking for it. Turne...

This was perfect!! I used whipping cream instead of milk. Was just the recipie is wanted. Thanks!

Easy, easy, easy!!! Exactly what I wanted for my gingerbread men, and I can see many uses for more cookies throughout the year. I did not have corn syrup, so I substituted it with glucose syrup,...

Wonderful for decorating icing, enough for more than 24 cookies...taste not there, just sweet. Sets up nice.