1egg white(recommend pasteurized eggs for safety) or 3 tablespoons meringue powder
½teaspoonvanilla or lemon or almond or chocolate extract
Add all of the ingredients (except the gel-based colors) into a work bowl of your standing mixer or hand-held mixer. On medium-low speed (for freestanding mixer) or on high speed (handheld mixer) beat until soft peaks form, about 7 - 10 minutes with free-standing, or 10 - 12 minutes with handheld. Divide as needed to color or thin, depending on what you are decorating.
Allow the cookies to dry overnight, then store in an air-tight container.
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