Cookies Going Soft After I Ice Them.

Baking By missytreats Updated 1 May 2009 , 5:38pm by GeminiRJ

missytreats Posted 29 Apr 2009 , 1:56am
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I am decorating gingerbread cookies for somebody long term and my cookies are lovely and crisp until I ice them, then they soften. My royal icing is just icing sugar, egg white and a pinch of cream of tartar. What am I doing wrong? I used to decorate cookies years ago but I don't remember them going soft. Help!!!

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GeminiRJ Posted 1 May 2009 , 5:38pm
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How are you storing them? I know that some cookies have to be left out, not sealed up, or they'll go soft. Other than that, I'm sorry I can't be of more help.

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