I Need A "tried And True" Sugar Cookie Frosting Re

Baking By KookieKris Updated 18 Mar 2009 , 1:30am by Deb_

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KookieKris Posted 17 Mar 2009 , 10:10pm
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I need a new cookie frosting. The one I've been using just isn't working out.
Can someone give me a recipe they use that they love?
I don't have a lot of time to try out a whole lot, so I'm looking for one that's been "tried and true"

Thanks Bunches!!!!

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DsLady614 Posted 17 Mar 2009 , 11:21pm
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You'll find two "tried and true" recipes on here. Many swear by Antonia74's Royal Icing. Others do well with Toba's Glace or one like it. That's my personal choice, I prefer the flavor.

However, a glace will not hold shapes as well as royal icing, so it depends on what you are wanting to do.

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KookieKris Posted 18 Mar 2009 , 12:19am
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Thanks so much! I'll try Toba's first.

Thanks again! icon_biggrin.gif

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freddyfl Posted 18 Mar 2009 , 1:14am
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I posted the one I use on my thread, but I can post it for you here too..=)
It is
2 pounds powdered sugar (only use C&H)
3 tablespoons meringue
2/3 cups water or enough to get it to the consistency that you want
flavoring up the ying yang to get rid of the meringue taste (I am not kidding when I say this. I think I used about 8 to 10 tsp of flavoring today in mine. I favor half almond half vanilla and occassionally will throw lemon in the mix.)

beat for about 5 to 7 minutes.....

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Deb_ Posted 18 Mar 2009 , 1:30am
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This is my favorite...........I also add 1/4 tsp creme bouquet to the recipe. It dries enough so you can stack or wrap them yet it's still "chewy" when you bite into it. I love it! It has a nice shine to it too.


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