Vanilla Sugar Cookie
When I first started decorating, I began using the No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe from Cake Central. I used this for years and it is a great place to start. You can find this recipe HERE
For years, I have used Sweet Sugarbelle's royal icing recipe. You can find this delicious recipe along with the BEST tutorials HERE
I have recently switched to the Creative Cookier's royal icing because I love her meringue powder. I would only use this recipe if you are using Genie's Dream meringue powder. You can find her recipe HERE
For all other meringue powder, I would use Sweet Sugarbelle's recipe.