According to Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman Icing Recipe is "Perfect for Decorating Cookies."

When it comes to holiday baking, Ree Drummond's royal icing is a must-have.

Everything from Pioneer Woman gingerbread cookies to classic sugar cookies is decorated with it by the celebrity chef.

Best of all, you probably already have all of the ingredients on hand.

Drummond's Royal Icing is quicker and easier to make than going to the store, and it only takes 10 minutes.

According to Food Network, the author of the Super Easy cookbook only uses three ingredients in a standing mixer.

Despite the short ingredient list, the recipe isn't as simple as tossing everything into a blender and blending it all together.

The ingredients may need to be adjusted depending on the desired consistency, as Drummond explains in her recipe and on The Pioneer Woman.

Thin it out with more liquid if you want it to be pipable for sugar cookies.

If you're making a gingerbread house and want the frosting to be a little thicker, use less liquid.

In short, expect to make changes to Drummond's royal icing recipe.

Drummond's royal icing is a sweet addition to any holiday treat, but it's so much more, according to the Food Network star.

She said from "The Lodge" in Oklahoma, "Royal icing is perfect for decorating cookies because it's bright white, gorgeous, and glossy."

It not only looks good, but it also "acts as a glue for candy and other fun things," according to Drummond.

It also holds a special place in her heart.

"I love royal icing; my mother used to use it to decorate Christmas cookies," she said, praising its "gorgeous, velvety consistency."

Finally, Drummond offers some royal icing advice.

If children will be involved, consider using squirt bottles rather than the more traditional piping bags.

The simple swap, as The Pioneer Woman host explained, could prevent a royal icing explosion.

"Since a lot of the kids will be using it, I figured the squirt bottles would make a lot less of a mess," she said, adding that "piping bags can sometimes explode, trust me, I know firsthand."

Drummond's royal icing is adored by many people, not just the Pioneer Woman.

Those who have tried the recipe at home agree that it is delicious.

The recipe has received more than 20 reviews at the time of writing, with an average rating of 4.5 stars.

Some people praised Drummond's royal icing as is, calling it "perfect" and "amazing" and "great for decorating cookies." One person even called it the "best royal icing hands down," while another described the texture as "just right."

Drummond's royal icing was infused with vanilla extract by some.

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