Decorating cookies with icing is always a lot of fun, and for me, giving them away is even more fun! I was making up a batch of royal icing to decorate rainbow themed cookies so I thought I would snap a few pictures and share how to make the icing.
Now, how do you make icing for cookies? It’s not too complicated and this icing recipe only calls for 3 ingredients:
Check out the picture captions for the instructions.
I then split the icing into six separate bowls and colored them with Food Coloring Gel. I put mine in Piping Bags with number 2 tips attached and usually put a toothpick into the tips to keep my icing from drying out. Be sure to work quickly and have your bags ready to go so that your icing doesn’t dry out! I closed the tops (open ends) of the bags using twist ties, but you can easily use rubber bands.