Butter Icing for Sugar Cookies


Ingredient Checklist

  • 1 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3 drops red food coloring
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) jar red decorator sugar


Instructions Checklist

  • Step 1Combine confectioners’ sugar butter, vanilla and milk, beating until creamy. Thin with a few more drops of milk (if necessary) to reach desired spreading consistency. Stir in optional food coloring. Spread frosting over cooled cookies and decorate with colored sugar, if desired.

Source: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/11056/butter-icing-for-sugar-cookies/