MENU
  • Pinterest
    55
  • Print
    35
  • Save
    12
  • Facebook
    6
  • Email
    4

Easy Cookie Icing

easy cookie icing Dessert
Cookie icing spread over sugar cookies
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 72

If you’ve been looking for a simple but foolproof homemade icing, congrats—you’ve found it! The perfect not-too-thin, not-too-thick topping for your treats is as simple as stirring up a little sugar, milk, vanilla plus a touch of food coloring (if you’re fancy). Break out the cookie cutters and sprinkles! This year, cookie decorating is fun and easy. MORE+ LESS-

Updated July 2, 2019

Ingredients

1
cup powdered sugar
2-3 tablespoons milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
Betty Crocker™ food coloring sets or other decors

Steps

Hide Images
  • 1
    Combine all ingredients. Stir until smooth.

Expert Tips

  • Easily design a swirl pattern on your cookie icing by frosting each cookie with icing and then piping four to five small dots (red, green or blue) of colored frosting or gel food color on top of each cookie. Immediately swirl color with a toothpick and marvel at your masterpiece!
  • To make sure your sugar cookie icing doesn’t run, make sure to cool your cookies completely.
  • Have fun playing with different icing colors and designs. You don’t need to be an artist to create a beautiful and delicious cookie. You got this.
  • This easy icing for cookies can be adjusted to your liking. For a thicker consistency, simply add less milk.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
5
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • If you’ve been searching the internet for “sugar cookie icing,” trying to figure out which recipes are the real deal, we’ve got good news for you: the search is over. This is the perfect frosting for cutout sugar cookies—it’s simple, easy to make, and just the right consistency so that it’s spreadable without being runny. You can use it plain, or tint with food color for more colorful cookies.

© 2019 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved

Rate and Comment