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Gingerbread Frosting for Cookies

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars
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"This delicious, thick frosting is a perfect topping for snickerdoodles, gingersnaps, or even on a gingerbread house! It makes enough for 12 average size cookies."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 20
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 20 calories; 0 5.2 0.1 < 1 < 1 Full nutrition

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Terrific frosting recipe! It tasted delicious on my gingerbread cookies and when dried, it wasn't at all sticky or tacky~just a great consistency. Thank you for a wonderful frosting recipe! =)

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This frosting is brown, not even close to white or off white. It is heavy on the spices and very runny. I triple checked to make sure I had all of the measurements correct & I made it exactly ...

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Terrific frosting recipe! It tasted delicious on my gingerbread cookies and when dried, it wasn't at all sticky or tacky~just a great consistency. Thank you for a wonderful frosting recipe! =)

This is incredible icing! I wanted to use the Big Soft Ginger Cookies for a fall sandwich cookie and needed a complimentary icing. This was the one. I added a tbsp. of butter and a little vanil...

Just remember that with the spices the frosting won't be white. Tastes good and actually enhanced the cookie flavor, which is neat as I tend not to like frosting. I used it with the Gingerbrea...

Great recipe! Was a great addition to our Gingerbread Men cookie recipe. Added a little more powdered sugar to make it a little thicker so it would stay on the cookies, but other than that, foll...

AMAZING! I added the 1 TBSP of Butter (creamed) and it turned out to be the perfect spreading consistency for Gingerbread... not cookies...Gingerbread cake. When I took a bite of the gingerbre...

This is a really nice alternative to a typical vanilla glaze. I have made this recipe many times as it has so many good uses, and I'm always asked for the recipe. I would recommend at least doub...

i added a little extra ginger in there just cause I love it so much :)

I thought this was wonderful!!! I used it to ice the "big soft ginger cookies" from this site. The only changes I made were to increase it to ice 48 cookies and I added a dash of mexican vanil...

Great, spicy icing. Used to drizzle over pumpkin gingerbread mini loaves. Looked beautiful.