Sugar Cookie Icing


Sugar Cookie Icing

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  • 3

    tablespoons of meringue powder

  • cups solid Crisco shortening

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla

  • ½

    teaspoon of lemon juice or flavoring or (almond flavoring)

  • 2

    pounds of confectioners' sugar

  • ½

    cup of water (approx.)


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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