- Cream your butter until it is super smooth. Add most of the powdered sugar, the milk and the vanilla and mix on low speed. Keep adding the rest of the sugar until its smooth. Sometimes depending on elevation and humidity you may need to add a little more liquid or sugar, just look at the consistency and make the call. This recipe is pretty foolproof, I use it for everything!
- For decorating the mummies, I first iced the cookies with a nice thin layer of icing. Then I added the eyes and using a flat tip (#47 by wilton, if you are interested) in a pastry bag, I made the mummy strips by just pulling my had across as I squeezed out the icing. It's really pretty easy and looks super cute!
Notes: When I was taking a cake decorating class the instructor told us that the most common error is over-mixing icing, and if you never go over the first speed on your mixer once you put the powdered sugar in you wont over-mix it.
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