glossy cookie glaze

glossy cookie glaze


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Brush or spoon this glaze onto any baked, rolled cookies such as Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies or Sugar Delights. The glaze hardens into a glossy coating after a few minutes at room temperature. 
Supplies
sifter; measuring cup; bowl; baking spatula; measuring spoons; small dishes; small, clean paintbrush or ordinary teaspoon
Ingredients
1 1/3 cups (330 mL) icing sugar (spoon in, level)
1 Tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
1 Tbsp (15 mL) milk
food colorings1.Sift the icing sugar into a bowl. Using a baking spatula, stir in the lemon juice and milk until smooth. The glaze should be the thickness of white glue. Sift and mix in a spoonful more icing sugar to thicken or a few more drops of milk if the glaze is too thick to spread.2.To tint the glaze different colors, spoon out portions into small dishes and stir a drop of food coloring into each dish.3.With a small, clean paintbrush or ordinary teaspoon, spread glaze on the cookies, using a clean brush or spoon for each color. Leave the glazed cookies to dry.
Makes enough to glaze about 24 cookies.

1.Sift the icing sugar into a bowl. Using a baking spatula, stir in the lemon juice and milk until smooth. The glaze should be the thickness of white glue. Sift and mix in a spoonful more icing sugar to thicken or a few more drops of milk if the glaze is too thick to spread.

2.To tint the glaze different colors, spoon out portions into small dishes and stir a drop of food coloring into each dish.

3.With a small, clean paintbrush or ordinary teaspoon, spread glaze on the cookies, using a clean brush or spoon for each color. Leave the glazed cookies to dry.

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