People also ask
Can I use royal icing on sugar cookies?
Because it hardens on the cookie, Royal icing is much easier to travel with too. So keep a small batch of sugar cookies for yourself, and put together a few tins for your neighbors and friends, without worrying about any mess or drips! I have the most amazing royal icing recipe to decorate these cookies.
What do you use to make royal icing?
This royal icing dries nice and firm, so you can easily stock the cookies, wrap them, whatever your preference and transport them. To make the royal icing, you鈥檒l combine meringue powder and powdered sugar, then add water and mix together for 7-10 minutes on low to medium speed. I use my whisk attachment on my mixer.
What can I decorate sugar cookies with instead of icing?
Sugar cookies decorated with chocolate instead of royal icing are faster to make, and can be absolutely gorgeous, too. Using melted chocolates and chocolate transfers, you can make absolutely gorgeous sugar cookies.
How much sugar do you add to cookies to make them sweeter?
However, if you are not using Royal icing on top and want the cookies by themselves a touch sweeter, you can add an extra 1/4 cup sugar to the recipe. If you are using icing along with the cookies, you won鈥檛 want the cookies too sweet.