3 tbsp powdered egg whites or meringue powder
1 pkg (16-oz) confectioners' sugar
paste food colors of your choice
Beat the warm water and powdered egg whites together in a medium-size mixing bowl until frothy. Gradually add the confectioners' sugar and beat for 8 to 10 minutes or until shiny, smooth and of a good spreading consistency.
Divide icing into small bowls to add colors as desired.
This icing is great for decorating cookies and other decorative purposes.
This cookie picture is from a 12-year-old Good Housekeeping magazine.