Source of Recipe
Use this versatile icing to decorate your holiday cookies
9 cups sifted powdered sugar
1/4 cup dried egg whites
3/4 cup water
3 jars paste-style food colors (assorted colors)
1 In medium bowl, stir together powdered sugar and dried egg whites. Stir in just enough of the water to make a spreadable consistency.
2 Divide into several small bowls. Add color by dipping wooden pick into food color and then into icing, stirring to combine. Add more color as desired.
3 Using a pastry brush, brush icing on each cookie to coat top. Or, pipe on both the base coat of icing.
4 Place remaining icing in small decorating bag or heavy-duty resealable plastic bag. Cut off tip of one corner; pipe icing onto cookies to create desired designs.