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Gingerbread Frosting for Cookies

Gingerbread Frosting for Cookies

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This delicious, thick frosting is a perfect topping for snickerdoodles, gingersnaps, or even on a gingerbread house! It makes enough for 12 average size cookies.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 20 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place the confectioners' sugar in a bowl, and stir in the milk until smooth. Mix in the cinnamon, cloves, and ginger until thoroughly blended. Spread on cookies of your choice.
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Reviews

Susan
24
12/12/2007

Terrific frosting recipe! It tasted delicious on my gingerbread cookies and when dried, it wasn't at all sticky or tacky~just a great consistency. Thank you for a wonderful frosting recipe! =)

Sarah Jo
16
10/20/2008

This is incredible icing! I wanted to use the Big Soft Ginger Cookies for a fall sandwich cookie and needed a complimentary icing. This was the one. I added a tbsp. of butter and a little vanilla and doubled the recipe. This was the best icing. I could see how this would be good on a pumpkin or sugar cookie, too. It sets up well, too.

Michael Dinsmore
16
12/13/2007

Just remember that with the spices the frosting won't be white. Tastes good and actually enhanced the cookie flavor, which is neat as I tend not to like frosting. I used it with the Gingerbread Boys recipe by Janice Brubaker.