Best Frosting Recipe EVER

Getting into the baking mode…

is easy when you start with a yummy yummy recipe!!

Sugar cookies with the

BEST
FROSTING
EVER!!

Choose whatever homemade sugar cookie recipe you like

(or make it even easier on yourself and get some of the
Pillsbury cookie rolls)

Fresh cookies in a flash!  Right!?

Then…

make them homemade with this frosting:

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RECIPE

1/2 cup softened butter (real butter!)

frosting butter

2 cups powdered sugar

frosting recipe powdered sugar

1/4 tsp almond extract (this makes it taste sooo good!)

{I’m a sucker for almond extract!}

&

5 tsp milk

frosting in a bowl

(mix well and add more milk a bit at a time - if you need to - until the frosting is the consistency you like!)

frosting

the little cinnamon red hots are essential in my opinion…

oooh yum!

frosted cookie with red hots

keep calm and frost on

 

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16 comments:

  1. Thank you so much...it looks so good, I jotted it down!

    XO,
    Jane

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  2. It's always good to find a great recipe. Thanks for sharing...

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  3. Thanks! I just copied this. I have to do cookies tomorrow for our ladies tea Saturday. Great timing!

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  4. This is the same type of frosting i make for my homeade cookies........I have about 5 bowls per kid (three, two now in college)with different colors when we sit down to do our annual "cookie day" and boy do I go though the boxes of powdered sugar!!

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  5. My kitchen is done and I'm ready to make and bake and eat some goodies myself. Yum, but that looks good!
    Brenda

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  6. This brings back memories-- this is my MOM'S frosting...LOL that is to say, the only one she knew how to make and I loved it.

    Thanks for the walk down memory lane today :D

    Visiting from Cherished Treasures SUNDAY BLOG LOVE linky party,
    Suzanne in NW Illinois

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  7. Pretty photos! And real butter is a must for frosting, totally agree. This recipe sounds wonderful.

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  8. Ok, I am making sugar cookie cut outs for my son's party next week and I am totally trying this recipe!Thanks so much for linking up to my first link party and helping to make it such a big success!
    Kim @ Too Much Time

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  9. It looks like a good recipe. I'm going to have to try it.

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  10. They look delish! Thanks for sharing!
    Melody
    chattychics.com
    PS Stop by for our $200 jewelry giveaway if you're interested!

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  11. SO darling!! Hope you can link this up at my turquoise lovin' party going on right now!! (and red during the holidays!) http://www.sweetlittlegals.com/

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  12. that looks great...too bad we can't have dairy in this house :(

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  13. Oh yum is right! Thanks for the recipe! :)

    XOXO laurie

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  14. I'm assuming that these need to stay in the fridge because of the milk?

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  15. That looks YUMMY!!!!!!!! Do you use regular food coloring???

    Would you PLEASE post it on my blog?
    http://thediydreamer.blogspot.com/2012/02/from-dream-to-reality-linky-party-2.html

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