Confectioners Sugar Glaze

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Sometimes, you just want to add a thin layer of sugar over a simple cookie. This easy recipe will allow you to do just that. Mix the sugar with water for a plain sweet glaze. Mix the sugar with juice for a flavored glaze. The choice is yours!

Prep time: one minute

Note: This recipe allows you to glaze about 30 small cookies.

Confectioners Sugar Glaze

By Gloria Kobrin Published: July 31, 2018

  • Yield:

  • 1/2 cup


  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 4 teaspoons water/juice


  • small bowl
  • narrow spatula


  1. Pour the sugar and liquid into the mixing bowl. Stir thoroughly with the spatula. Take a small amount of glaze on the tip of the spatula and spread it over the top of the cookie. The glaze will dry in a few minutes. Store cookies in a single layer with waxed paper or parchment in between layers.