Gingerbread Cookie Frosting

Gingerbread Cookie Frosting

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"This is the recipe my mother uses to frost gingerbread cookies at Christmas."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 126 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Sift the confectioners' sugar into a small bowl. Stir in enough milk to make a smooth but not too runny consistency. You may need to adjust with some more sugar. Divide this mixture into small containers, depending on how many colors you want. Color each small container with colors appropriate for the season, using as much food coloring as needed to create desired hues.
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This was a great frosting for my gingerbread men. I did find, however, that 1/4 cup of milk was far to much and produced a very runny frosting-more like a glaze. I kept adding sugar until it w...

Please note that the directions do not say to add the entire 1/4 cup of milk, it states to add ENOUGH milk to make a smooth but not too runny consistency. So all of those who are blaming the re...

This frosting recipe makes a good "glaze" for gingerbread cookies, as other raters have stated. I was looking for a frosting that would stiffen up nicely so I changed it up slightly. Instead o...