Wednesday, February 15, 2012

February 15: Frosting

Here are two frosting recipes from my sister, Robyn. 

Sugar Cookie Frosting
1/2 c butter, softened
5 c powdered sugar
2 tsp vanilla
dash salt
about 1/4 c milk
food coloring
Put first 4 ingredients in mixer. Mix. Add milk gradually. Add food coloring.

Decorator Frosting
2 lb powdered sugar
1/2 c water
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 c shortening
Beat ingredients together until desired consistency.

February 14: Sugar Cookies

Love this sugar cookie recipe from way back in my childhood.

1 c shortening
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 c sugar
1 c sour cream
1/2 tsp soda
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
4 1/2 c flour

Cream together shortening, eggs, vanilla, sugar and sour cream. Sift together the dry ingredients and add to the other. Mix well. Chill 2 hours. Roll out. Bake at 350 for about 8 minutes.

Frost with Sugar Cookie Frosting (see February 15)