Sunday, July 25, 2010

Watermelon Decorated Sugar Cookies

We had another Throwdown yesterday and to sweeten my chances of victory I made these tasty cookies to compliment my watermelon lemonade.
They are by far my favorite sugar cookie recipe and though I didn't think I could find a better "royal icing" recipe, I think I hit the jackpot. The royal dried hard enough to stack and package the cookies nicely, but was still soft enough to be delicious and not break your teeth.
Now I am looking forward to the cookie orders I have in August because I am confident they will travel well and taste fantastic.

5 comments:

  1. Congrats on your watermelon lemonade grand prize win!!! It was delicious & the cookies were so tasty, you truly are talented!!! Your cookies will be a hit where ever they end up!!!

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  2. Absolutely wonderful sugar cookies. The icing was a special treat! Very cute idea for a summertime cookie.

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  3. so cute, Coco.
    what do you prefer in your royal icing, the pasteurized egg whites or meringue powder or do you use the thing fresh from the egg?

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  4. Iris,
    I am a chicken so I use the meringue powder. I have never tried the real thing.

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  5. Clay, yeah Clay, BertrandJuly 29, 2010 at 3:44 PM

    Tell us more about the throwdown. What where the other entries, theme, who were the cheaters, etc...

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