Sugar Cookie Frosting

Total Time
5 mins
0 mins

Secret recipe from the bakery! A yummy frosting that sets up into a hardened glaze on top of the cookie, but remains tender to eat. Great for taking cookies 'on the road' because they won't stick together.

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  1. Mix together sugar, flavoring, measured water, corn syrup, and food coloring. Slowly add enough water to make frosting a spreadable consistency (should be thicker than Elmer's school glue).
  2. If a strong color is desired, decrease water so that the food coloring doesn’t make frosting too runny. If you get the frosting too runny, add a little powdered sugar.
  3. Spread on cookies (add sprinkles or other toppings immediately). Allow to dry about 30 min or until no longer sticky. Will set up into a glaze so cookies won’t stick together when stacked.
  4. This recipe makes about 1/2 cup of frosting (about enough for one color).