Simple  Cookie Glaze

"This simple cookie glaze is made with just 4 ingredients and is mixed up in minutes. You can decorate all your holiday sugar cookies with this easy icing that hardens."

- Boston Girl Bakes

key ingredient

Confectioners' Sugar


– confectioners' sugar sifted – light corn syrup – milk – vanilla extract – Food coloring optional

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Simple Cookie Glaze Recipe


0.75 cup



total time

5 Minutes

prep time

5 Minutes

1. In a mixing bowl, sift 2 cups of confectioner sugar.


2. Add the corn syrup, milk, and vanilla. Stir to combine. You can use a whisk, fork, or spoon. The icing should be thick, but still spreadable. If the icing is too thick, add more milk 1 teaspoon at a time.


3. Add food coloring, a few drops at a time, and stir in until a desired color is reached.


4. Glaze one cookie to see if the glaze spreads into a smooth consistency. If it doesn’t add a little more milk – 1 teaspoon at a time, and mixing in.


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