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How to Decorate Cookies

In this video, you’ll learn how to decorate cookies, elevating plain cookies to fun, delicious art forms with festive frostings and sprinkles. We’ll show you how to make a smooth, lump-free frosting and add flavor using extracts and food coloring for an extra touch of pizzazz. You’ll see how to prevent your frosting from crusting at the top, and see how to spread or pipe the frosting, dressing up your cookies with different designs.

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  • Susan C.

You can also use dry jello to color your frosting. It won't cause that bitter taste leftover from food coloring.

  • divinedesserts

Here's the recipe 1/3 cup butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 pound (3 1/2 cups) confectioners sugar, sifted 3 to 4 tablespoons milk or light cream, or to make smooth and spreadable Preparation: Cream butter, salt, and vanilla, beating with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add the confectioners' sugar gradually, beating after each addition. Add 3 tablespoons milk or light cream, beating until smooth. Beat in more milk until desired spreading consistency is reached and the frosting is spreadable. Makes about 2 1/3 cups of frosting, enough to frost tops and sides of of an 8-inch 2-layer cake or a 10-inch tube or bundt cake, or about 1 dozen cupcakes.

  • Nurhafizah Mohammad Jeri

I really agree with the first comment.