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The Best Royal Icing Recipe

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Prep Time 15 minutes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
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  1. In a bowl or stand mixer, mix the meringue powder with water until there's foam. Stir in powder sugar and vanilla extract until the icing become light. If the mixture is thick, add 1 tbsp of water at a time.  Separate the icing into bowls and add the desire coloring.  
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This is the best royal icing recipe. It is very easy to use to decorate sugar cookies. It dries up quickly too. I got this recipe from Follow the Ruels. She gives some good tips on thinning the icing so check out her post.

The Best Royal Icing Recipe

Ingredients: 
  • 2 tbsp Meringue Powder
  • 1/4 cup Water and 1-2 tbsp of water for thinning
  • 4 cups Powder Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
Directions:

In a bowl or stand mixer, mix the meringue powder with water until there’s foam. Stir in powder sugar and vanilla extract until the icing become light. If the mixture is thick, add 1 tbsp of water at a time.

Separate the icing into bowls and add the desire coloring.

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Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 Degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir flour and baking powder together. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in eggs, vanilla extract, and almond extract. Add the flour and baking powder in and kneed the dough. 
  3. The dough doesn't really stick well together and it breaks apart easily. DO NOT CHILL THE DOUGH!
  4. Roll the dough out into 1/4 inch thick. Using cookie cutters, cut them into shapes. Place the cookies on the baking sheet and freeze them for 5-7 minutes. Then bake for 10-12 minutes. Let it cool off before decorating. 
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This sugar cookies recipe is so easy to make. It is soft and keeps its shape after baking. It’s perfect for decorating too!

My daughter loves to help me bake. I enjoy baking with her. It’s mother daughter bonding time. She helped me picked the cookie cutter shapes. After I rolled out the dough, she helped me cut it. Making sugar cookies is similar to play-doh so she likes it and had fun helping.

Ingredients:
  • 3 Cups of flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Sticks of butter
  • 1 Cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp Almond extract
Directions: 

Preheat the oven to 350 Degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a medium bowl, stir flour and baking powder together. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in eggs, vanilla extract, and almond extract. Add the flour and baking powder in and kneed the dough.

* The dough doesn’t really stick well together and it breaks apart easily. DO NOT CHILL THE DOUGH!

Roll the dough out into 1/4 inch thick. Using cookie cutters, cut them into shapes. Place the cookies on the baking sheet and freeze them for 5-7 minutes. Then bake for 10-12 minutes. Let it cool off before decorating.

I made my own royal icing for the sugar cookies. Click here for the recipe.

3 Ingredients Peanut Butter Cookies

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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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peanut butter cookies
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a medium size bowl, stir the sugar and egg together.
  3. Add peanut butter to the mixture.
  4. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Scoop the dough onto the parchment paper and flatten out the dough with a spoon (or your fingers).
  6. Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes then take it out to let it cool.
  7. Enjoy!
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You don’t need many ingredients to make this type of cookie. This is the 3 ingredients peanut butter cookies. It is cheap and easy to make. The cookies are crunchy and chewy. If you love peanut butter, this is the perfect recipe for you!

You’ll need:
  • 1 cup Peanut butter
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 egg

Preheat the oven to 350.

sugar and eggmixed sugar and egg

In a medium size bowl, stir the sugar and egg together.

peanut butter, sugar, egg

Add peanut butter to the mixture.

mixture on wax paper

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Scoop the dough onto the parchment paper and flatten out the dough with a spoon (or your fingers).

peanut butter cookies

Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes then take it out to let it cool.

3 ingredient peanut butter cookies

Enjoy!

Oreo Peppermint Shake

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Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Instructions
  1. In a blender, blend about 8-10 Oreo cookies.
  2. Then add in the ice cream, milk, and peppermint. Blend.
  3. Pour into a glass cup and topped it off with whipped cream and crushed candy canes.
  4. Add more cookies if you like. Enjoy!
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Oreo peppermint shake is an easy Holiday recipe. The blend of Oreo cookies and peppermint is perfect for the season.

All you need is

  • 8-10 Oreo Cookies
  • 2 cups of Cookies n Cream Ice Cream
  • 1 cup Milk
  • Whipped cream
  • 1 tsp Peppermint extract
  • Crushed candy canes
Instructions

If you’re an Oreo cookie lover, you gotta have more right? Heck yeah!

In a blender, blend about 8-10 Oreo cookies.

Then add in the ice cream, milk, and peppermint. Blend.

Pour into a glass cup and topped it off with whipped cream and crushed candy canes.

Add more cookies if you like. Enjoy!

oreo peppermint shake