* 6 tablespoons real butter
* 1/4 cup milk
* 1 teaspoon vanilla
* 4 cups powdered sugar
* Food coloring if desired
This is such an easy recipe, it almost doesn't need steps, but here they are. If you need some sugar cookies to put this frosting on, please look at my other articles to find my recipe for the world's best sugar cookies.
Step 1. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter with the milk over medium heat.
Step 2. Bring this just to a boil.
Step 3. Remove it from the heat and stir in the vanilla.
Step 4. Stir in your powdered sugar and food coloring if you want it a certain color. You can just leave it the natural color too. It dries looking shiny and festive.
Step 5. Frost.