Cookies: Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla extract.
Mix dry ingredients and add to butter mixture. Mix well. Chill for 1 to
Roll to 1/4-inch thickness and cut into desired shapes. Bake at 350 degrees
for 8 to 10 minutes.
Cookie Creations' Royal Icing: Combine meringue powder, water, powdered
sugar, vanilla and cream of tartar in a medium mixing bowl. Beat with an electric
mixer on low speed until combined; beat on high speed for 7 to 10 minutes or
until mixture is very stiff.
When not using icing, keep it covered with clear plastic wrap to prevent
it from drying out.
Makes 3 cups.
Posted by kdipaolo at Recipe Goldmine - June 4, 2001.