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Powdered Sugar Frosting

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Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, plus up to 2 teaspoons if needed

Directions

In a small bowl, stir the powdered sugar together with enough cream to form a thick, firm froasting. Spoon the frosting into a small pastry bag fitted with a small round writing tip or a plastic freezer bag with a tiny hole cut in one corner. Holding the pastry tip or plastic bag about 1 inch above the cookie and moving it slowly, pipe hair, a mouth, shoes, and whatever else you like for decoration on each cookie. Draw a frosting bow or bow tie at the neck, or outline a dress or jacket. Or create any whimsical design you choose. (Sometimes I look at pictures of decorated gingerbread cookies for ideas.) Let the cookies sit until the frosting is firm.


© 2005 Elinor Klivans

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information is based on 16 servings.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

36kcal (2%)
1mg (0%)
0mg (0%)
8mcg RAE (0%)
2mg
0mg
0g
7g
0g
8g
3mg (1%)
1mg (0%)
0g (2%)
1g (1%)
0mg (0%)
 

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