A Quick Cookie Glaze

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A Quick Cookie Glaze

A Quick Cookie Glaze

This basic cookie glaze can be tinted in small batches if desired.

Serves 96

Prep Time 5 min

Total Time 5 min.


  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2-2 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, or orange juice (or lemon or lime juice)
  • Food coloring, if desired

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Combine sugar with water to achieve the desired consistency in a small bowl. Add vanilla extract or orange juice (or lemon or lime juice).

Step 2

To tint the glaze: Place small quantities in several small bowls. Add a little food coloring to each bowl and mix well. (Paste food colors give the most vivid results.) Allow glazed cookies to dry completely before packaging or storing.