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