This icing is ideal for anise cookies. Separate it into several little bowls for lots of colors. Tint with a few drops food coloring. Use little paintbrushes to color. Kids will love it!

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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Blend sugar, salt and flavoring. Add cream or water to make it easy to spread. Makes enough icing for 3 to 5 dozen cookies.

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Nutrition Facts

35.7 calories; 0 g protein; 7.9 g carbohydrates; 1.9 mg cholesterol; 37 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (5)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/30/2016
This is the recipe I've used for almost 30 years on Mary's Sugar Cookies. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
09/27/2015
too salty for my taste:-( Read More
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
11/30/2016
This is the recipe I've used for almost 30 years on Mary's Sugar Cookies. Read More
(21)
Rating: 5 stars
11/30/2016
This is the recipe I've used for almost 30 years on Mary's Sugar Cookies. Read More
(21)
Rating: 5 stars
10/19/2008
I was looking for the "Hard Crack" icing recipe my mom used to make. When she passed away I didn't find her "secret" recipe note book. This is the PERFECT icing for apple pockets pies & soft cookies. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/03/2011
Perfect! Thank you for sharing this recipe it was just what I have been looking for.:o) Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/30/2016
It was really awesome but it is really thick but delicious. But don't add too much salt maybe just a pinch. Read More
(1)
Rating: 2 stars
09/27/2015
too salty for my taste:-( Read More
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