Sugar Cookie Icing

Josephine

Sugar Cookie Icing
Sugar Cookie Icing

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 3

    tablespoons of meringue powder

  • 1 1/2

    cups solid Crisco shortening

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla

  • 1/2

    teaspoon of lemon juice or flavoring or (almond flavoring)

  • 2

    pounds of confectioners' sugar

  • 1/2

    cup of water (approx.)

Directions

Whip meringue powder according to package directions, till soft peaks form. Cream in shortening and vanilla & lemon flavor. Add 1/4 cup of water and one pound of the powdered sugar and blend until moistened; then beat until icing is smooth, scrape sides & bottom of bowl often. Add the remaining water and sugar. Stir until moistened then mix until icing is smooth and fluffy. Add additional water a few drops at a time, if you desire a thinner spreading consistency. To stiffen, add more confectioners' sugar. Keep icing covered with a damp cloth until ready to use. Refrigerate leftover icing in airtight container. Rewhip before using.

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