Easy Creamy Icing


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!

2 cups


  • 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ tablespoons heavy cream

  • 3 drops red food coloring


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

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

36 Calories
1g Fat
8g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 36
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 37mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Total Sugars 8g
Calcium 1mg 0%
Potassium 1mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.