Butter Icing for Cookies

Butter Icing for Cookies

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"Perfect for cookies - not too soft - not too hard - just right."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 74 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 74 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 12g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 17 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a saucepan, over medium heat, heat cream and butter until butter is melted. Stir in the vanilla and confectioners' sugar. Remove from heat, and beat with an electric mixer until thick and smooth.

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Most helpful positive review

Perfect icing for sugar cookies!! Pipes easily from a pastry bag and dries on the cookies so your designs stay put! Tastes yummy too! I made this again last night tried to spread the icing on ...

Most helpful critical review

I tried a few cookie frostings on this site and liked the taste of this one best. I still don't think it's quite as good as the store bought kind, but certainly better than the other 3 I tried ...

Perfect icing for sugar cookies!! Pipes easily from a pastry bag and dries on the cookies so your designs stay put! Tastes yummy too! I made this again last night tried to spread the icing on ...

I made this for my "Ultimate Sugar Cookies" (recipe on this site"). I substituted liquid hazelnut coffee creamer for the cream and eliminated using any extract flavoring. This was sooooo good....

Delicious alternative to royal icing! It pipes beautifully, and is easy to change the consistency to suit your needs. I added a touch more vanilla, just because we like it (you can use clear v...

Very good recipe for sugar cookies. I slimmed them down by using skim milk instead of the cream and it still turned out great.

This recipe is wonderful! I needed an icing that would dry semi hard - so my decorations wouldn't smudge/ fall apart or off, yet, not be rock hard like royal frosting. This works great! It harde...

This frosting is perfect. It is easy to make and easily speadable. Once set it is still soft, but you can easily stack cookies without any problems. Try it with Almond extract for a delicious...

This icing tastes great on my sugar cookies and hardens nicely. The best thing I've found to do with these is to replace the regular cream with flavored coffee cream. That simple change makes th...

I was very happy with this recipe. I have made it several times since I first printed it out. I made a batch of Cookie Press Butter spritz cookie and a regular batch of sugar cookie and used it ...

I was making up some Bosses Day cookie & candy baskets, and wanted to try a different icing recipe. I usually use a wonderful tasting buttercream, but the problem is it never seems to harden (o...