Simple icing for cookies

A simple recipe for icing to be used on cookies. Prepare icing in different colors and combine them when decorating the cookies for stunning effects.


1 c sugar (confectioners' sugar)
1⁄4 t vanilla extract
2 t milk
2 t syrup (light corn syrup)
  coloring (food coloring)


Mix sugar and milk into a smooth paste. Add the corn syrup and vanilla extract and beat until creamy.

Add the food coloring, or if you want to make different colored icing, place the icing into various small bowls and add the food coloring.

Brush the icing onto the cookies and allow to dry.

Preparation time
1 batch