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Martha's Easter Sugar Cookies

Recipe photo courtesy of Marcus Nilsson

A foolproof recipe for the sugar cookie dough and royal icing that Martha uses for Easter cookies. Find out more about the easy techniques for decorating these cookies and learn about the story behind these treats from Martha.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2019
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Royal Icing


Cook's Notes

For richer flavor, refrigerate the dough for at least one day and up to five.

Store decorated cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two weeks.

Note that raw eggs (used in the icing) should not be consumed by pregnant women, young children, the elderly, or anyone with compromised health.

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