Icing for Sour Cream Cookies

Icing for Sour Cream Cookies


"This icing is delicious spread over cookies or cupcakes."


servings 29 cals
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Original recipe yields 60 servings



  • Calories:
  • 29 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 1.5 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 4g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 11 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix butter, powdered sugar and vanilla together. Add teaspoons of hot water until you reach your desired consistency for spreadable icing.
  2. Spread icing over the Sour Cream Cookies.
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  1. 30 Ratings


After reading the other reviews, I made this a little differently. I mixed the melted butter and powdered sugar in the food processor, then I poured the vanilla and hot milk (instead of hot wat...

This icing has a good flavor, but I did encounter one problem with it. It spread easily on the first four cookies, but then started hardening up quickly. It became difficult to spread and didn't...

This icing is wonderful on Mississippi Tea Cakes, a combination which is almost TOO GOOD if you love old-fashioned, soft sugar cookies!! It also lends itself well to food coloring to make the c...

Delicious recipe! I followed FWILLIAMS suggestion and it turned out beautifully. Here's a tip to everyone else: to keep frosting from hardening, soak a paper towel with cold water and put it o...

The flavor is wonderful, and next time I will use milk and try the food processor method as it did harden very quickly. I covered it with a paper towel and worked quickly and it came out fine. ...

This icing is great if you need something that dries quickly so you can stack cookies on top of each other.

Perfect! Quick and easy and tastes great with the sour cream cookies. Which are my husbands favorite!!

This is a great basic frosting and is fantastic with the Sour Cream Cookies II recipe on this site. If you don't melt/soften the butter be prepared for some wrist pain. I somehow managed to put ...

i'm sorry to say, but to me this tasted like butter. i had to throw it out and not put icing on the cookies. but it was easy to make and it looked nicer than the usual glaze.