Butter Icing for Cookies


Perfect sugar cookie icing for cookies. Not too soft, not too hard — just right.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 1/2 cups


  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 2 ½ tablespoons cream

  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Warm cream and butter in a saucepan over medium heat until butter is melted. Stir in vanilla and confectioners' sugar until combined.

  2. Remove from heat and beat with an electric mixer until thick and smooth.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

74 Calories
3g Fat
12g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 74
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 17mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 0g
Calcium 2mg 0%
Potassium 3mg 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.

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