Cookie Icing

Take freshly baked cookies from plain to partyworthy with our easy icing tips. We've got our favorite cookie icing recipes, including easy royal icing, buttercream frosting, and a powdered sugar glaze. These delicious frosting recipes will transform your cookies into edible works of art!

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Meyer Lemon Glaze
As a cross between lemons and mandarin oranges, Meyer lemons are sweeter than usual lemons resulting in one amazing dessert icing. Our Meyer lemon glaze recipe requires just two ingredients, and if you can't find Meyer lemons (they're usually only available in the winter), regular lemons will do nicely.
Give Cookies an Artful Look with This Easy Marbled Icing Technique
The simple technique only requires some powdered sugar icing and food coloring.
Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies
With tasty chocolate and peppermint flavors, these festive Christmas cookies are sure to be winners this holiday season.
How to Make Powdered Sugar Icing
Three ingredients, one step -- one delicious bowl of icing. We show you how to make homemade icing to drizzle over your favorite homemade cinnamon rolls, sugar cookies, and cakes.
Is It Safe to Eat Royal Icing Made with Raw Egg Whites?
Learn from our Test Kitchen before your next cookie-decorating session.
Reindeer Palmiers
These ultra-crispy puff pastry cookies are coated in raw sugar and warm, seasonal spices including cinnamon and nutmeg.
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Almond Sour-Cream Sugar Cookies
Ideal for decorating with royal icing, these sour cream sugar cookies are firm on the outside and tender on the inside. A dash of almond extract and ground nuts make these almond sugar cookies stand out from the cookie recipe competition.
White-Striped Candy Cane Cookies
These cookies are the perfect activity for a holiday gathering. Bake ahead, set out red and white Royal Icing and snowflake sprinkles, and allow your guests to get creative.
Apple-Cinnamon Streusel Bars

Apple desserts get an upgrade in the form of these yummy streusel bars. Maple syrup, apples, cinnamon, and walnuts make these bars perfect for fall.