1 c. butter
2 c. sugar
For the frosting, I use a Royal Icing recipe.
4 c. powdered sugar
4 T. meringue powder (comes in a can in the cake decorating supply section of craft stores or WalMart)
1 t. almond extract
1/4 cup water
As you well know, presentation is everything. If I am taking the cookies someplace, I individually bag the cookies and seal them with a twist tie. I carry in a big basket of cookies. It makes quite an impression to give someone a beautiful cookie in an individual bag. The cookies pictured are some examples of my cookies.
I hate making and putting on the fringe, but I love the look of fringe on a project. I'm trying to talk someone into doing it for me. I don't have any takers yet. Oh well, I guess I will continue doing it myself for the time being.