*HALF this recipe if decorating the full recipe of cookies above.
vanilla extract (use clear vanilla if you want white icing)
bag of powdered sugar
In a stand mixer, using the paddle attachment, mix the water & meringue powder until it is incorporated & slightly foamy.
Add extracts & mix for a few seconds.
Add the whole bag of powdered sugar. Mix on low until incorporated, then on high for a few minutes. It will become fairly stiff, & look smooth, glossy & leave peaks/ripples in the bowl where the paddle passes through the icing.
Divide, thin & color icing as needed.
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