Shiny Sugar Cookie Frosting

Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
Total Time:
10 min
frosting for 3 dozen cookies


  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond, lemon or vanilla extract
  • food coloring


  1. COMBINE powdered sugar and milk in small bowl. Stir until smooth. Stir in corn syrup and extract until icing is smooth and glossy. If too thick, add more corn syrup.
  2. DIVIDE frosting into separate bowls as needed. Stir in food coloring as desired. Dip or brush frosting onto the tops of cookies.


Serving Size (1/36 of recipe), Calories 45 (Calories from Fat 0), Total Fat 0g (Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 0mg, Total Carbohydrate 11g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 10g), Protein 0g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 0%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.