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5 from 2 votes

Royal Frosting

A great frosting for sugar cookies.
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Shelly


  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Meringue Powder
  • 6 tablespoons Water
  • 1/4 teaspoon Vanilla


  • In a bowl mix the meringue powder with the powdered sugar.
  • Add the vanilla and water.
  • Beat with an electric hand mixer for about 10 minutes or until firm peaks form.
  • Divide and add food coloring, if desired.
  • Use to frost cookies.


This frosting is not good for using on cakes. It's best suited for cookies and gingerbread houses.