Recipe by The Giggle Box

One of the parents in my class brought in some sugar cookies topped with this icing. It was delicious! The recipe came from a book called Cookie Dough Fun. I just made this recipe myself, and I had to add a 2 tablespoons of milk to it - the icing was very stiff and it hardens quickly. The taste is fantastic though and it looked really pretty on the cookie.

Top Review by christie

I made this today to decorate my gingerbread people and it turned out fantastic! I also used vanilla essence as I am not a huge fan of almond essences (and neither are my kids). I found that it was rather thick but that was fixed when I added the food colouring. This is a great recipe that I will definately use again. Thank you so much for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 egg white, at room temperature
  • 473.18-591.47 ml sifter powdered sugar
  • 2.46 ml almond extract


  1. Beat egg white in small bowl at high speed of electric mixer until egg is foamy.
  2. Gradually add 2 cups powdered sugar and almond extract.
  3. Beat at low speed until moistened.
  4. Increase mixer speed to high and beat until icing is stiff.

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