Confectioners' Sugar Glaze Recipe
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Confectioners' Sugar Glaze Recipe

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This versatile glaze is shared by our Test Kitchen. You can make the basic recipe and tint it with food coloring if desired. For chocolate lovers, skip the food coloring and stir in some baking cocoa.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon clear vanilla extract
  • Food coloring, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 teaspoon: 31 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, water and vanilla; stir until combined and smooth (mixture will be thick). Tint with food coloring if desired. With a butter knife or small metal spatula, lightly spread glaze on cooled cookies. Let dry for 1 hour. Yield: 3/4 cup.
Chocolate Confectioners' Sugar Glaze: Prepare Confectioners' Sugar Glaze. Stir in 4 teaspoons baking cocoa until smooth.
Originally published as Confectioners' Sugar Glaze in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p74

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