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Frosting for Cookies


I like to use this frosting recipe to decorate cookies because it hardens slightly allowing me to stack the cookies and mail them, if I want to, after frosting and decorating them.

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  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Food Coloring of various colors, as desired
  • Candies or decorating sprinkles, as desired



Step 1

Combine sugar, milk and vanilla in a small bowl until smooth. Add additonal milk 1/2 teaspoon at a time if needed, to make it a smooth spreading consistancy.

Add food coloring, if desired. On top of frosting, decorate with candies like M&Ms or sprinkles if desired.

Allow to dry before storing in air-tight container.


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