Healthier Sugar Cookie Frosting3 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Ready In: 15 min
“Using low-fat milk and natural no trans-fat shortening make this great frosting recipe healthier. If desired, use natural food dye to color the frosting.” - by MakeItHealthy
Original recipe yields 3 cups
- Beat confectioners' sugar and shortening together in a large bowl until smooth. Gradually mix in milk and vanilla extract with an electric mixer, until smooth and stiff, about 5 minutes. Color with food coloring.
Amount Per Serving (48 total)
- 58 cal
- 2.2 g
- 10.1 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (3)Rate This Recipe
"I made a copycat Lofthouse cookie recipe that I found on another website and used this recipe to frost them. I did not have natural shortening, I used Crisco. This is simple to make recipe that was ea..." See moresy to work with/spread onto the cookies and seemed to be very close to the Lofthouse cookie frosting, which is the end result I was looking for."
"This is great! I made exactly as described, except I did a half batch. I made it to draw a football shape on my brownies for the Super Bowl. It's exactly the right consistency. I may never buy dec..." See moreorator frosting again!!"
"Very easy to make. I used Crisco as it is trans-fat free. I also used organic vanilla as that is what I had on hand. For the milk I added until the frosting was at my desired consistency (I wanted to..." See more be able to pipe it for gingerbread men). We used for gingerbread and roll out sugar cookies."
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