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Chocolate Frosting I

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"Great on the Chocolate Walnut Cookies!"
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Ingredients

servings 56
Original recipe yields 24 servings (3 cups)

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter. Add in cocoa, salt and boiling water, stirring until smooth.
  2. Add powdered sugar and beat until frosting reaches a spreadable consistency. If frosting seems too thick, add water. If it seems too thin, add powdered sugar.
  3. Spread on cooled cookies, such as Frosted Chocolate Walnut Goodies.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 56 calories; 2.8 8.5 0.4 7 25 Full nutrition

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This is a very smooth and easy to spread icing. I chose this recipe because there was no milk in the house, and I had just baked a Crazy Cake(another recipe I found on this site). They went to...

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This wasn't at all what I was looking for-- it was a thick chocolate mess almost like ganache but not as smooth or sweet. I had to add twice as much sugar, a tablespoon of milk and a teaspoon o...

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This is a very smooth and easy to spread icing. I chose this recipe because there was no milk in the house, and I had just baked a Crazy Cake(another recipe I found on this site). They went to...

This wasn't at all what I was looking for-- it was a thick chocolate mess almost like ganache but not as smooth or sweet. I had to add twice as much sugar, a tablespoon of milk and a teaspoon o...

This frosting was very yummy!!! The taste deserves a five but overall it earns a four. The frosting was very pretty and glossy but it took a while to get it to the right consistency. It took way...

This recipe was absolutely phenomenal. I was making a cake for my best friend's birthday and it was kind of late at night and I had no icing. So I looked on here for something easy with few ingr...

sweet & chocolaty... I was an instant star when I put this on a basic boxed cake recipe. People raved for hours.

Rich in chocolate taste! Was exactly what I needed to frost 9x9 brownies. Didn't seem like enough for a full cake. I will definitely make again, but will double for a cake.

This recipe can be played with to get it right but as written this is a myriad of adjectives - gooey, grainy and greasy among them, and none of them what you want in a frosting. What a shame, b...

Very easy to make. I made it by hand, and was nont too tiresome. And it tasted wonderful, and had a nice texture.

this frosting was simple and delicious!