Butter Icing for Sugar Cookies recipe

Butter Icing for Sugar Cookies


This recipe is perfect for those who want to add a sweet and creamy topping to their sugar cookies. The butter icing is easy to make and can be customized with food coloring to create a fun and festive treat.

**Additional Notes:** This butter icing recipe can be used for other types of cookies and desserts as well. Cooking and preparation times may vary depending on the size and number of cookies.

**Servings:** 12 cookies

**Nutrition:**

– Calories: 120
– Fat: 6g
– Carbohydrates: 16g
– Protein: 1g

**Ingredients:**

– 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
– 2 cups powdered sugar
– 2-3 tablespoons milk
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– food coloring (optional)

**Instructions:**

1. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter until light and fluffy.
2. Add the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
3. Gradually add the milk and vanilla extract, beating until the icing is smooth and creamy.
4. If desired, add food coloring and mix well.
5. Spread the icing over cooled sugar cookies and allow to set before serving.

**Cooking Time:** 10 minutes

**Preparation Time:** 5 minutes

**Category:** Dessert

**Cuisine:** American

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