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Use these simple sugar glazes as an icing for gingerbread men and other Christmas cookies.

Confectioner's Sugar Glaze

1 C confectioner's sugar
2 Tbsp cold water

Place confectioner's sugar in a small bowl. Stirring constantly, stir in about 2 tablespoons of cold water, a little at a time, until the glaze is smooth and thin enough to spread easily.

For a colored glaze, add a few drops of food coloring.


Almond Glaze

1 C confectioner's sugar
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 tsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp cold water

Stir together sugar, almond extract and lemon juice. Add water as above until mixture is smooth.



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