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Royal Icing for Easter Egg Puzzle Cookies

Use this recipe to decorate our Easter Egg Puzzle Cookies.

  • Yield: Makes 2 1/2 cups

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2010


  • 1 pound confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 cup meringue powder
  • 1/2 cup water, plus more if needed
  • Gel-paste food coloring in colors such as violet, lemon yellow, soft pink, or leaf green (, for tinting


  1. Combine sugar, meringue powder, and water in the bowl of a mixer. Beat on medium speed until smooth, about 4 minutes. (If icing is too thick, add more water, 1 teaspoon at a time.)

  2. Divide icing into batches, and mix in a different shade of food coloring to each to tint.

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